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Monday Jul 28 | United Methodist Church

'A dream for peace on the Korean Peninsula'

Walking the route from Foundry United Methodist Church to the White House, marchers shout, "Peace for Korea Now!" while holding signs and banners during Korean Peace March on July 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Methodist, Religion, South Korea, World News, Asia, Asian-American

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Korea Herald

Korean films headed to Venice Film Festival

Korean director Hong Sang-soo's film "Hill of Freedom" will be competing at the Venice Film Festival in the "Horizons Sections," dedicated to a score of cutting-edge films, the festival's organizers said Thursday as they unveiled this year's lineup.


Related Topix: Pieta, Asian-American

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Glendale News-Press

Former 'comfort women' visit statue

Surrounded by Korean and Japanese media, former Japanese Imperial army sex slaves Il-Chul Kang, 85, left, and Ok-Seon Lee, 87, right, caress the Peace Monument dedicated to comfort women at Central Park in Glendale on Thursday, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Glendale, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Chino, CA

The Washington Post

A sona s first visit to Korea, his parentsa homeland

Think of the most put-together traveler you can imagine. James Bond with a tux and a passport, perhaps.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Asian-American

Northwest Asian Weekly

BLOG: A silver lining for the Korean community

Earlier this year, Sam Chung received bad news that he didn't get Gov. Jay Inslee's appointment for King County Superior Judge.


Related Topix: Asian-American, US Governors, Jay Inslee, King County, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Arirang TV

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.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asian-American

Frozen Tropics

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.


Related Topix: Life, Dining, Asian-American

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Asian-American, Award, Recreational Vehicle

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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Asian-American, Tysons Corner, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Manassas, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Korea Herald

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.


Related Topix: Asian-American

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.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Weather, Asian-American, South Korea, Opinion

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)


Related Topix: Asian-American, Dining, Life, Food

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Refinery 29

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.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Peach Pundit

Koreans Try to Identify Gwinnett Voters

Asian American Legal Advocacy has begun a campaign to identify potential Korean America voters in Gwinnett County.


Related Topix: Asian-American

Medical Daily

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.


Related Topix: Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Asian-American, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Diabetes, Genetics

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.


Related Topix: Jackson, MI, Asian-American, Detroit, MI, Entertainment

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.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asian-American, Prison, Orange is the New Black, Books

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Korea Herald

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.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, Xi Jinping, Asian-American, North Korea

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Food Technology

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.


Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News, Asian-American

Wed Jul 02, 2014

DFW Catholic

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.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Asian-American, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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