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  1. Meet Yumi Hogan, Maryland's first ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    ... She's the first Asian-American first lady in Maryland, and is believed by the administration to be the first Korean-American first lady of any state. Asian-American leaders in Maryland say the ascent of a first-generation immigrant to a governor's ...

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  2. Abe criticized ahead of trip to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... conflict, so it has a stake in how Tokyo gets along with its neighbors. The U.S. also has a vocal Korean-American population, mostly first- or second-generation immigrants, who are using their political muscle to highlight their concerns, ...

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  3. New evidence of imperial Japan's atroci...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Fresh evidence of Japan's colonial-era atrocities was revealed by Korean media outlets on Sunday, escalating growing pressure on Tokyo to confront history and sincerely apologize for its past wrongdoing. A document, which was recently found in a Korean-American church in Manhattan, New York, revealed that Japanese police sexually tortured young Korean women after the March 1 independence movement in 1919.

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  4. President Park wraps up four-nation trip to South AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    On the last day of her South America trip, President Park Geun-hye met with around 2-hundred Korean emigrants in Sao Paulo, an economic hub in Brazil, the seventh largest economy in the world. More than 50-thousand Koreans call the city home, making it the largest Korean community in Brazil.

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  5. History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visitRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    ... Japan-China conflict, so it has a stake in how Tokyo gets on with its neighbors. The U.S. also has a vocal Korean-American population, mostly first- or second-generation immigrants, who are using their political muscle to highlight their concerns, ...

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  6. U.S. towns pulled into Japanese politicsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    A recurring news story over the past several years concerns claims of the harassment of Japanese nationals residing on the East and West coasts of the United States. Most appear to have originated from municipalities where South Korean immigrants and Korean-Americans have successfully campaigned to erect statues memorializing the "comfort women," who were forced to provide sex for Japanese troops before and during World War II. 1 comment

  7. Japan's war history will shadow prime minister's US visit next weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    ... Japan-China conflict, so it has a stake in how Tokyo gets on with its neighbors. The U.S. also has a vocal Korean-American community, mostly first- or second-generation immigrants, who are using their new-found political muscle to knock on doors of ...

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  8. Japan's war history will shadows PM's US visit next weekRead the original story

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... Japan-China conflict, so it has a stake in how Tokyo gets on with its neighbors. The U.S. also has a vocal Korean-American community, mostly first- or second-generation immigrants, who are using their new-found political muscle to knock on doors of ... 1 comment

  9. How to survive a drinking session in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... action only goes so far. Drinking etiquette is the first thing you teach foreign guests," says Bryan Do, a Korean-American director at the South Korean branch of a U.S. company. "My boss was a graduate of Korea University [renowned for its hardy ...

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  10. Language Tests Make Life Tough for Cross-Cultural CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chosun Ilbo

    The Justice Ministry tightened visa standards in April last year for foreign women who marry Korean men and started requiring them to pass Korean language tests to obtain visas to come here. The aim was to stem the chronic marital strife resulting from communication problems that has led to many of migrant wives seeking refuge in shelters.

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  11. Wartime sex slave asks Japan for apology before Abe's US tripRead the original story

    Friday | Stars and Stripes

    As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares for a state visit to the U.S. next week, a former sex slave for the Imperial Army gave him a taste of the friction he's likely to face over his country's wartime legacy. "Even after 70 years, the Japanese government still denies what happened," Kim Bok Dong, 89, told reporters in Tokyo on Friday at a briefing organized to coincide with Abe's U.S. trip.

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  12. How to survive a Korean drinking sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... action only goes so far. Drinking etiquette is the first thing you teach foreign guests," says Bryan Do, a Korean-American director at the South Korean branch of a U.S. company. "My boss was a graduate of Korea University [renowned for its hardy ...

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  13. S. Korea to watch Abe's word in U.S. trip: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    South Korea will closely monitor Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's remarks throughout his trip to the United States next week, not just during his address to the U.S. Congress, a government official said Friday. Much attention has been focused on what Abe will say in his address to a joint session of the Congress on Wednesday, with South Korea demanding a clear expression of apology over Japan's wartime atrocities.

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  14. U.S. lawmakers pass resolution on divided Korean familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Korea Herald

    A U.S. congressional panel passed a resolution Thursday calling for the reunion of Korean Americans and their families in North Korea. The resolution, introduced by Rep. Charles Rangel and Rep. Ed Royce , encourages Pyongyang to allow Koreans in the U.S. to meet with their family members separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  15. Hanmi Financial's (HAFC) CEO Chong Guk Kum on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Christina C. Lee - First Vice President, Senior Strategy Officer, First Vice President of Hanmi Bank and Senior Strategy Officer of Hanmi Bank Chong Guk Kum - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Planning Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Hanmi Bank and President of Hanmi Bank Bonita I. Lee - Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Hanmi Bank and Senior Executive Vice President of Hanmi Bank Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Hanmi Financial Corporation's First Quarter 2015 Conference Call. As a reminder, today's call is being recorded for replay purposes.

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  16. South Korea names 117 Utah veterans Ambassadors for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deseret News

    More than 100 Utah veterans of the Korean War were named Ambassadors for Peace by the South Korean government Thursday. In a ceremony at the Central Utah Veterans Home, Consul General Han Dong-Man of the South Korea Consulate in San Francisco thanked the assembled veterans and their families for the role they played in South Korea's coming of age.

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  17. Networks aim to court minority viewers, plus distinguish themselves...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    If TV pilots are any indication, the four major networks are planning fall lineups that could make prime-time television more diverse than ever. NBC has "The Curse of the Fuentes Women," a drama with a magical-realism bent about a Latino family, and "Love Is a Four Letter Word," a cross-cultural comedy from Korean American writer Diana Son.

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  18. How to survive a Korean drinking frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CNN

    ... action only goes so far. Drinking etiquette is the first thing you teach foreign guests," says Bryan Do, a Korean-American director at the South Korean branch of a U.S. company. "My boss was a graduate of Korea University [renowned for its hardy ...

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  19. The Last Millennial In The Garment DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Refinery 29

    ... the Garment District, and once the patterns are set, have them manufactured overseas. As a second-generation Korean-American, managing the studio was certainly not in Kim's plans. Most of the progeny of NYC factory owners saw the decline of the ...

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  20. Networks aim to court minority viewers, plus distinguish themselves from cable's mostly white dramasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    LOS ANGELES_If TV pilots are any indication, the four major networks are planning fall lineups that could make prime-time television more diverse than ever. NBC has "The Curse of the Fuentes Women," a drama with a magical-realism bent about a Latino family, and "Love Is a Four Letter Word," a cross-cultural comedy from Korean American writer Diana Son.

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