All posts tagged "new jersey"

  • Peter Suh
    Fort Lee appoints its first Korean American city councilman

    Peter Suh will become the first Korean American city councilman in Fort Lee, N.J., come his official appointment Thursday. Suh, a member of the Fort Lee Board of Education, was reportedly approved by the city council as...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • The remnants of a commercial building in Palisades Park, New Jersey, after a July 23 fire.
    Fire leaves Palisades Park, N.J. business owners distraught

    Business owners based in a commercial building in Palisades Park, New Jersey, are finding themselves at a loss after a July 23 fire that burned down the building containing seven Korean businesses. The fire at the two-story...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • A memorial commemorating victims of sexual slavery by Japanese soldiers in World War II is under construction in Union City, New Jersey.
    Japan objects to Union City’s plan for comfort women memorial

    The Japanese government sent a request note of cancellation to Union City in New Jersey regarding a comfort women memorial that is due to be revealed Aug. 4 in Liberty Plaza. The note was sent to Union...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • New comfort women memorial to be installed in Union City

    A new memorial commemorating the comfort women victimized during World War II will be installed inside Liberty Plaza in Union City, New Jersey. Lee Ok-soon and Kang Il-chool, two comfort women from Korea, will attend the unveiling...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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  • roy cho
    Roy Cho stays on course for House seat

    Roy Cho is one step closer to becoming the second Korean American member of U.S. Congress, winning the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 5th District. Cho, a Korea-born lawyer, handily defeated Diane Sare in the race Tuesday night,...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • Ailee has actually received at least three awards since the nude pictures were leaked on Internet. (Yonhap)
    Ailee told the truth about naked pictures

    NJ police report from 4-years ago supports agency’s claim of her being a victim of scam By Ham Ji-ha It looks like YMC Entertainment was telling the truth in regards to Ailee’s nude photos. Ailee’s nude pictures were...

    • Posted November 25, 2013
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