All posts tagged "korea times project"

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    Korea Times project: Toronto Koreatown has feel of Seoul, look of LA

    By Peter Pak TORONTO — Toronto, the largest city in Canada, feels a lot like Seoul, made of tall buildings and storefronts on top of storefronts. It has neither the rushed busyness of New York nor the...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Hawaii
    Korea Times project: Honolulu, first home of Korean immigrants

    By Lee Hae-gwang Early Korean immigrants to the United States — including those who arrived in Honolulu onboard the SS Gaelic on Jan. 13, 1903 — worked on Hawaii’s sugar cane plantations as contract laborers for 69...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • cuba
    History of Korean Cuban community

    Korea Times Project, part 3c  By Kim Sang-mok The 288 Koreans who arrived at Cuba’s Port Manatee on March 11, 1921, were henequen farmers and laborers from Merida, Mexico. Ninety four of them arrived in Mexico from...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
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  • Memphis
    Did you know there are 6 Korean American Associations in Tennessee?

    Korea Times project, part 5 By James Goo MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE — Memphis, Tennessee, famous as the birthplace of Elvis Presley and as the city where Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated, lies along the Mississippi River in...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Korea Times reporter Koo Sung-hoon stands in St. Louis with the Gateway Arch to his back.
    Korea Times project, part 4: Korean community in St. Louis

    Korean-owned beauty supply businesses are common staples around the country, but it all started here in St. Louis 30 years ago. By James Goo ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — About 8,000 Koreans and Korean Americans reside in St....

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • The Korea Times' Kim Sang-mok -- the first reporter from a Korean American publication to visit the isolated country since the reopening of its doors in May -- in front of the soon-to-be-opened U.S. Embassy.
    Korea Times Project, part 3a: Reporting from Cuba

    In partnership with Bright Future Foundation to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Korean independence By Kim Sang-mok HAVANA, CUBA — For the first time in 54 years, the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, will open Friday at...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • From left: Locals Kim Min-ho, Baek Pil-hyun, Baek Hye-soon, daughter Baek Seung-ri stand in front of an arch made of whale bones.
    Korea Times Project, part 2: Growing Korean American community in Alaska

    By Kim Hyung-jae BARROW, ALASKA – Alaska — the Great Land, the Last Frontier — is the unlikely home to a growing Korean American community. The Korean population here started in the 1950s and ’60s with Korean war...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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