All posts tagged "asian"

  • South Korea’s Kwon Chang-hoon, center, celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's third goal during the World Cup Group G qualification soccer match between Lebanon and South Korea in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
    S. Korea shut out of top Asian football honors for 2nd straight year

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea has been shut out of Asia’s top individual football award for the second straight year. No South Korean player was among the three finalists for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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    America’s Next Top Model Justin Kim trying to change ‘Asian male’ image

    By Brian Han Misrepresentation of Asian males in American pop culture is becoming more of a trending topic these days even though it has been going on for decades (see Mickey Rooney’s portrayal of his character Mr....

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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    [Deadline] Asian Actors In Hollywood: Increased Roles Mark Industry Sea Change

    Asian American actors and those representing them are experiencing a sea change in the number of roles available to them. The revolution is happening in a segment of the acting population that has been widely underserved...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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    2015 NY Asian Film Fest kicks off June 26

    The 14th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is kicking off a two-week stint on Friday featuring over 50 films from Asian filmmakers around the globe. The list includes over 10 Korean films including well known titles...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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    Koreans rank 5th among US Asian population

    By The Korea Times New York staff Koreans rank fifth among the U.S. Asian population with 1.76 million, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released Wednesday in time for May, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage...

    • Posted April 30, 2015
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    S. Korea defeats Iraq 2-0 to reach Asian Cup final

    SYDNEY (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Iraq 2-0 to reach the final of the AFC Asian Cup for the first time in 27 years. Forward Lee Jeong-hyeop and defensive back Kim Young-gwon scored a goal apiece in...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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    Korean American seniors’ income lowest of all Asian Americans

    According to a report released by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), Korean Americans 65 years and over had an income average of $21,382 — the lowest among all 27  documented Asian populations in America. This...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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