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U.S. Congress Takes Up Reunions of Korean Families
Four Korean War veterans in the U.S. Congress have tabled a resolution supporting reunions of Korean Americans with relatives in North Korea from whom they were separated by the Korean War.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Missionary Still Locked Up in North Korea, but US Isn't Giving Up
Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae has been detained by the North Korean government for more than a year, reports Charisma News.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
'East Sea' bill sent to Gov. McAuliffe's desk
Virginia legislators wrapped up all legislative procedures in both chambers on the "East Sea" bill Wednesday, passing the onus to Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
U.S. envoy denounces Japan's wartime sex slavery as 'grave human rights violation'
The U.S. ambassador to Seoul said Thursday Japan's sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II is "a grave human rights violation," expressing hope for Tokyo to take steps to ease the pains of victims.
In battle for 6th District's votes, Coffman, Romanoff target Koreans
Fifty-eight- year-old Alex Choe runs a dry cleaners in Firestone, doesn't feel confident in his English skills and, until shaking GOP Rep. Mike Coffman's hand last year, had never met an elected federal politician.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Mappers' Delight: Northern Virginia's Korean community finally gets...
You've mobilized an entire constituent group, 80,000 potential swing voters in a swing state.
Spring Exhibits at the American University Museum
Exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center this spring will showcase the diversity of American and global artists while encouraging viewers to contemplate past events and contemporary times.
Va. House Approves 'East Sea' Textbook Change
A bill requiring textbooks used by Virginia students to note that the Sea of Japan is also known as the East Sea is headed to Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tokyo official's sex slaves remark ange...
A senior Japanese government official touched off another wave of criticism from South Korea by suggesting that all the historical facts about Japan's sexual enslavement of women during World War II might have been fabricated.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Korean Robot Steals Spotlight at Oscars Party
Behind the glitz and the glamour, the Oscars proved an opportunity to publicize Korea's IT prowess in the U.S. Around 200 stars gathered at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles for a gala party ahead of the Academy Awards on Sunday, but the center of attention was a Korean-made robot called Furo.
The Washington Post
Virginia 'Sea of Japan' textbook proposal encounters additional opposition
An obscure textbook bill that has drawn fierce opposition from Japan and created a dilemma for Gov. Terry McAuliffe appears to have hit a new snag related to African American history.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
North Korea to free Australian missionary
North Korea has decided to free a 75-year-old Australian missionary, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Monday.
[Editorial] Brazen move
A senior lawmaker of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party was quoted as saying Saturday that Korean women forced into sexual slavery during World War II could be asked to repeat their testimonies.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Don't Call It Fusion Cuisine
THE DIRTY SECRET in today's top kitchens isn't illegal charcuterie, MSG or even paid-under-the-table labor.
S.Korea chides Japan over 'comfort...
South Korea hit back at Japan over its plan to consider revising a landmark apology for its wartime system of sex slavery, accusing Tokyo of "insincerity", a report said.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Japan's Sexual Slavery System Is Large Inhumane Crime: News Analysis
Many countries in Asia and Europe are becoming evermore vocal condemning sexual slavery committed by the Imperial Japanese Army.
Does North Korea's Recent Arrest of Three Missionaries Represent...
Contact: Melissia Dillmuth, Seoul USA , 719-287-6734 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 27, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Since November, North Korea has arrested a Korean American missionary, a South Korean missionary, and an Australian missionary.
The Japan Times
South Koreans sue MHI over war labor
Another group of South Korean women who were forcibly conscripted as laborers to work in the wartime munitions factory in Nagoya run by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. filed a lawsuit against the company Thursday, seeking compensation of 150 million won per person.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Korean American village to be built in Songdo
The first foreign residential complex in Songdo is under construction to be completed in early 2017, developers said.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Asia News Network
SEOUL: Tokyo releases video clip against East Sea campaign
Tensions between Korea and Japan are growing again as Tokyo released Monday an online video clip that criticises Seoul's efforts to have the name East Sea used along with Sea of Japan in US textbooks.