All posts tagged "mayor"

  • In this photo provided by WNYW Fox 5 NY, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The New York Police Department says it's aware of a newly released Islamic State group video showing images of Times Square but says there's no current or specific threat to the city. (WNYW Fox 5 NY via AP)
    After ISIS video threatens NYC, mayor says city won’t be intimidated

    The Islamic State (ISIS) released a video on Wednesday that threatened New York City, specifically Manhattan, with a potential attack, according to the New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a public statement in Times Square...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
    • 0
  • Seoul City Mayor Park Won-soon (Yonhap)
    Seoul mayor defends ‘I.Seoul.U’ slogan, no turning back

    By Jung Min-ho The Seoul Metropolitan Government will stick to its new slogan, “I.Seoul.U,” Mayor Park Won-soon said Monday. “Many slogans of cities around the world receive negative feedback at first,” he said during a luncheon with...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
    • 0
  • Mayor Ok Sang-doo
    Korean Australian elected mayor of Sydney suburb

    By Park Si-soo Korean Australian Ok Sang-doo, 62, was elected mayor of Strathfield, an urban city populous with Korean immigrants in Australia, local media reported Thursday. His term is one year. Ok is the second Korean Australian...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
    • 1
  • Park Won-soon is receiving mixed reactions from South Korean citizens after openly supporting gay marriage. (Korea Times file)
    Seoul mayor sues online community netizens for libel

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Seoul mayor Park Won-soon filed a defamation suit Thursday against a number of netizens from a right-wing online community for raising draft-dodging rumors against his son, city officials said. In the complaint lodged with...

    • Posted September 10, 2015
    • 0
  • From the left, KSEANY Chairman Stephen Suh standing with the winners of the Mayor's Award, Alex Kim and Jeon Soo-bin. (Korea Times)
    Two Korean Americans win NYC’s Mayor Award

    By The Korea Times New York staff The Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association of New York (KSEANY) held the 21st annual Mathematics and Science Fair Awards on Dec. 15. Alex Kim and Jeon Soo-bin, both juniors...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
    • 0
  • Park Won-soon is receiving mixed reactions from South Korean citizens after openly supporting gay marriage. (Korea Times file)
    Seoul mayor to meet with LGBTQ activists after criticisms

    After five days of protesting within the walls of Seoul’s city hall, LGBTQ activists will have a chance to meet with Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon. According to Rainbow Action’s Facebook page, the meeting will occur after Dec....

    • Posted December 12, 2014
    • 0
  • Former Buena Park mayor Miller Oh. (Korea Times file)
    Former Buena Park Mayor Miller Oh sentenced to 6 months in jail

    WESTMINSTER (CNS) – Former Buena Park Mayor Sangjin Miller Oh was sentenced today to six months in jail and three years probation for using a fake name and other bogus information on DMV documents to avoid paying child support to...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
    • 2