S. Korea, Japan to resume sexual slavery talks today
Korea and Japan resume talks today in Seoul on the forced sexual slavery of Korean women by the Japanese military in the early 20th century.
BAB Korean Fusion Headed to H Street
Her new restaurant, called BAB, will focus on Korean fusion fare. We aren't talking about traditional Korean offerings, but more like other food infused with Korean influence and flavors.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
the Scarlet Ibis, Timur and the Dime Museum and More Set for...
Beth Morrison Projects and HERE have announced programming for the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, running January 7-17, 2015, in New York City.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
In Virginia's 10th Congressional District, Republicans focus on minority outreach
Barbara Comstock, the Republican nominee in Virginia's 10th Congressional District, recently appeared before an audience of Korean Americans in Tysons Corner, the kind of gathering the GOP is targeting as it seeks to revive the party in the commonwealth and beyond.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Korea seeks UNESCO listing of sex slaver...
Korea plans to apply for UNESCO designation for documents related to Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese imperial army during World War II, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family announced on Thursday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Arthur Cyr - North Korea's leaders substitute tantrums for policy
Summer brings hot weather, especially politically on the Korea peninsula. North Korea has announced that two detained American tourists, Jeffrey Edward Fowle and Matthew Todd Miller, will be put on trial for provocative acts.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Goldster on POT; B-Rod on Tasting Menus
Last week, Jonathan Gold had some fine words to say about Roy Choi's POT in Koreatown, really encapsulating the Korean-American chef's rise to cultural icon status along the way: Laid-back, a little surly and genuinely funny, Choi has become the current archetype of the L.A. chef, which is pretty good for a guy whose most famous dish is still a ... (more)
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Why The Best SPFs Come From Asia
Korean women have an extreme relationship with the sun - taught to avoid it at all costs - that shimmering ball of death in the sky.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Koreans Try to Identify Gwinnett Voters
Asian American Legal Advocacy has begun a campaign to identify potential Korean America voters in Gwinnett County.
Ramen Revenge: Eating Too Many Instant Noodles Linked To Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome In Women
Too many meals of instant noodles was linked to a higher risk of metabolic syndrome in a population of Korean women.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Korean-American artist Dominic Pangborn brings work home to Jackson with new exhibit
Dominic Pangborn hopes his new exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum turns out to be as fulfilling for audiences as it surely will be for him.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Northwest Asian Weekly
A-pop! June - Some dictators just can't take a joke. Meanwhile, Glenn's Soso brightens up OITNB
A new movie poster and trailer for the irreverent comedy "The Interview" came out this past month to mixed reviews from the public.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Park, Xi raise concerns over Abe's defense policy shift
The leaders of South Korea and China on Friday voiced concerns about Japan's recent moves to push the limits of its pacifist constitution and its denial of past wrongdoings.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Korean women catching up with the world's biggest boozers - Korean men
South Korean women are developing a taste for a tipple at a remarkable rate, with the number who regularly consume alcohol having grown by more than 33% in just over a decade.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Former sex slaves to take part in South Korea Mass with Pope
Seoul, South Korea, Jul 2, 2014 / 12:40 pm .- A group of South Korean women who were used as sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II will attend an Aug. 18 Mass with Pope Francis when he visits the country.
Open Bank Completes $30 Million Private Placement of Common Stock
The proceeds from the capital raise will be used for general corporate purposes, including supporting the growth of the Bank.
East Sea naming law takes effect in Virg...
A new law went into effect in the U.S. state of Virginia Tuesday, requiring local school textbooks to use the South Korean name "East Sea" alongside the more commonly used Japanese name "Sea of Japan" for the body of water between the two countries.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Wall Street Journal
What Psy's 'Hangover' Doesn't Say About Korea's...
Is Psy's new video for the song "Hangover" really a case of art imitating life in South Korea? The video might give the impression that the local drinking culture is only about Korean men getting blotto.
North Korea Still Beckons US Tourists Despite Prosecutions
North Korea is still open for Western tourists, according to the agencies that organize such trips, despite word that at least two Americans are being prosecuted there.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Seoul seeks to publish white paper on 'comfort women' by July 2015
South Korea is seeking to publish a white paper to shed light on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women by July 2015 in a bid to protest against Japan's review of its 1993 key apology of such atrocities, officials said Monday.