All posts tagged "new jersey"

  • Glendale's comfort woman statue (Yonhap)
    Conflict between Korean orgs stalls Fort Lee comfort women memorial

    By The Korea Times New York staff The proposed comfort women memorial in Fort Lee, N.J., is in trouble, and this time, it doesn’t so much involve indignant Japanese organizations as it does conflict between two local...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • Veterans strike the Korean Bell of Friendship in San Pedro, Calif., for the 65th anniversary of the Korean War Thursday. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Across the US, veterans and Korean Americans remember the ‘forgotten war’

    It has been 65 years since the Korean War. Commemorations across the U.S. took hold Thursday as veterans and Korean American communities came out to remember what is so often called the “forgotten war.” In Los Angeles,...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Violinist Kenta Nomura performs at Love Violin for Children Benefit Concert inside NV Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Saturday.
    NY Love Violin holds benefit concert

    Love Violin, a New York-based nonprofit that provides free musical instruments and lessons to children without financial means, held a benefit concert inside NV Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Saturday. The event was sponsored by the Korea...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • Democracy Prep students attend a Korean class.  (Courtesy of Korean Education Center NY)
    25 Korean language schools in NY, NJ lose funding

    By The Korea Times New York staff Twenty-five Korean language schools in the New York and New Jersey area lost funding from the South Korean government this year, according to the Korean Education Center in New York...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Big Bang 2015 North American tour
    Big Bang to kick off North American tour in October

    K-pop top dogs Big Bang will have their first North American tour in three years come October, YG Entertainment announced Thursday. The five-member band will kick off in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay Events Center) on Oct. 2...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • Christine Huh was found stabbed early Sunday morning inside a ninth-floor apartment at the Skyline Tower in New Brunswick. (Google map photo)
    NJ teen charged in death of Korean American woman

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a teenage boy in the death of a Korean American woman who apparently was stabbed at a New Brunswick apartment building. Middlesex County prosecutors say the 16-year-old Bridgewater boy...

    • Posted May 11, 2015
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  • A Korean artwork inside Newark Museum in New Jersey is looked at by a foundation member.
    Korean artifacts at Newark Museum undergo examination

    Korean artifacts in possession of Newark Museum in New Jersey are undergoing condition checks and appraisals by the Overseas Korean Cultural Heritage Foundation through May 1. Foundation members Kim Sam Dae-ja, Park Sung-sil, Kim Young-won, Kim Dong-hyun...

    • Posted April 27, 2015
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