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On Nov. 17, dozens of Korean students at Columbia University in Upper Manhattan, New York City, demand the immediate resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Students in NYC Urge Korean President to Resign

East Asian, Education, Manhattan November 18, 2016 at 3:36 pm

Korean students, and young Korean Americans with strong ties to Korea, have been protesting at universities in the U.S. against the government of President Park Geun-Hye because of a scandal that has enveloped the presidency.

At a book-release party on Sep. 1 in Flushing, Korean-language teachers of New York and New Jersey celebrate the release “Korean-Language Teachers in  New York.”
(Photo via Korea Daily)

A New Book on the Challenges for Korean-Language Teachers

East Asian, Education, New York September 7, 2016 at 12:38 pm

Korean-language teachers in the U.S. celebrated the release of a book of essays about their experiences, reports Korea Daily.

(Photo via Korea Daily)

One Korean Homeless Shelter Left in NYC

Housing, Religion, Social Services August 17, 2016 at 6:08 pm

The number of shelters serving Korean homeless people has dwindled to just one, Jesus Love House Mission in Flushing. Korea Daily speaks to homeless Koreans and the pastors who have run shelters in the community.

Peter Sohh, second from left, standing below the Bronx Walk of Fame signpost in his honor with members of his family (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean-American Honored for the First Time in the Bronx

Bronx, Culture, East Asian May 17, 2016 at 4:10 pm

Bronx Korean-American Peter Sohn, an animator who directed the recently released “The Good Dinosaur,” was honored in the borough recently, reports Korea Daily.

‘The Wind From Korea’

‘The Wind From Korea’

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video April 22, 2016 at 5:41 pm

“The Wind From Korea” showcased Korean traditional instruments in genre-bending performances by Joo Hee Yoon’s Microcosmic Ensemble at the Korean Cultural Center.

Kang Il-chul with Holocaust survivors at April 9 event (Photo via Newsroh)

Korean Comfort Women and Holocaust Survivors Meet

East Asian, History, Jewish, Women April 12, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Two comfort women traveled from Korea to the U.S. to meet with Holocaust survivors in the NYC area and provide testimony about the suffering they experienced at the hands of the Japanese military in World War II, Newsroh reports.

On March 25, S.J. Jung visited the Korean American Association of Greater New York to ask for the organization's support in the Democratic primary in September. Joined by members of his campaign organization, Chonghun Daniel Song and Woo Chun Kwak, S.J. Jung, second from the left, and Minsun Kim (to his left), president of the Korean American Association of Greater New York, hold hands with hopes of victory. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Queens Candidate S.J. Jung Champions Working Class

East Asian, Elections 2016, Metro Area, Politics, Queens March 31, 2016 at 1:46 pm

S. J. Jung will challenge state Sen. Toby Stavisky in the Democratic primary for a second time and seeks to lend a voice to the working class, report Queens papers. The Korean press covers his background and upcoming concerts for the candidate.

Driver Woo Suk Jung recently became an Uber driver after working for a Korean call taxi company (Photo by Soyoung Kim for Voices of NY)

Korean Taxi Companies – and Drivers – Respond to Competition

Business, Business Fellowship 2015, Transportation March 29, 2016 at 4:42 pm

Korean call taxi companies, and their drivers, are adjusting to the new business environment of app-based taxis and shared rides in the New York area.

New Programs at Korean Language Schools

New Programs at Korean Language Schools

East Asian, Education, New York September 1, 2015 at 5:04 pm

The students are getting younger and younger at Korean language schools in the New York metropolitan area, The Korea Times reports.

Hawaiian? Filipino? Chinese? How Asians are Perceived in NYC

 A Korean living in New York for the past year asks people who "look" East Asian  how they self-identify and how others view them.

Hawaiian? Filipino? Chinese? How Asians are Perceived in NYC

A Korean living in New York for the past year asks people who “look” East Asian how they self-identify and how others view them.

North Korean Defector Tells Story of Torture

North Korean Defector Tells Story of Torture

East Asian, Video February 11, 2015 at 5:24 pm

In this month’s “Asian American Life,” Cho Jin-Hye describes being tortured at the hands of her North Korean captors; remembering civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama; a visit to the largest Chinese department store in NY; and a button shop that also serves as a contemporary art gallery.

Korean and American attendees at the Hackensack, NJ observation of Korean Independence Day (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Independence Day Marked

Culture, East Asian, In the News August 20, 2014 at 3:21 pm

On August 15 there were numerous observations of Korean Independence Day at events in the New York area, Korea Daily reports.

A woman is crying at an memorial altar in Ansan, Korea for the victims of Sewol ferry. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Ad Criticizing Korea’s Park Sparks Controversy

East Asian, Media May 13, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Some local Korean organizations are unhappy about a New York Times advertisement that criticized Korea’s president in the wake of the recent ferry disaster, Korea Daily and The Korea Times report.

Yonghyeon Baik, who's Mending potted tree for his campaign.

Helping Hands and New Monument for Comfort Women

East Asian, History December 28, 2012 at 6:08 pm

The controversial New Jersey memorial dedicated to the women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Army during World War II, which Japanese officials tried to remove last May, has been the subject of several stories in the Korea Daily this month.

Parents, their children and teachers of the Angel School. Photo by Hanseo Seo via Korea Daily

School Builds Bridges Between Korean Adoptees and Their Parents

East Asian, Education September 27, 2012 at 3:37 pm

There is a unique school in New Jersey that helps build bridges between Korean adopted children and their parents by teaching different aspects of Korean culture, The Korea Daily reported.