Post Tagged with: "Park Geun-hye"

On May 9 at a restaurant in Palisades Park, New Jersey, Koreans watch TV news, waiting for the result of the South Korea’s presidential election. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Reactions to Korea Election Results Mixed in Metro Area

East Asian, New York, Politics May 9, 2017 at 10:54 pm

Koreans in the NYC metro area offered mixed reactions to the election of former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-in to be their country’s next president, Korea Daily reports.

Woomin Lee and Sangmi Lee, who voted before heading to the airport. (Photo via the Korea Times)

Koreans in US Vote for Korea’s Next President

East Asian, Politics, Queens April 26, 2017 at 4:45 pm

Voters young and old flocked to the polling place in Queens to cast their votes in Korea’s presidential elections, The Korea Times reports.

Bayside resident Ted Han placed an advertisement celebrating the United States-South Korea alliance at the intersection of Northern and Parsons boulevards in Flushing. He worries that the states’ relationship will be hurt by the front-runner to become president of South Korea. (Photo provided to Queens Chronicle)

Generational Divide in Queens on Park’s Impeachment

East Asian, Politics, Queens March 23, 2017 at 5:04 pm

Queens Chronicle finds that much of the reaction among Korean Americans in the borough to the impeachment of the South Korean president is split along age lines.

On March 10, Koreans in Palisades Park, New Jersey, read local newspaper articles about South Korea’s court ruling to officially remove President Park Geun-hye from office. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Mixed Reactions to Park’s Ouster

East Asian, Metro Area, New York March 10, 2017 at 11:03 pm

Korea Daily reports on the range of reactions among Koreans in New York and New Jersey in response to news that the Constitutional Court had unanimously ruled to formally remove impeached President Park Geun-hye from office.

Protestors gathered on 32nd St. to call for the immediate resignation, criminal investigation and imprisonment of Korean President Park Geun-hye following the passage of an impeachment bill on Dec. 9 (Photo via The Korea Times)

Impeachment of President Park Geun-hye: ‘The People’s Wish is Accepted’

East Asian, Manhattan, New York, Queens December 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Following the Dec. 9 impeachment vote of President Park Geun-hye by Korea’s National Assembly, views among Koreans in New York and New Jersey are mixed about how the Constitutional Court should proceed, and what the consequences for Korea may be, reports The Korea Times.

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.