All posts tagged "New York"

  • Police officers look over a crowd waiting for midnight in Times Square in New York, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. Around 1 million people are expected to converge on Times Square for the annual New Year's Eve celebration. This year's festivities will also be attended by nearly 6,000 New York City police officers, including members of a specialized counterterrorism unit. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
    New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries _ in most places

    PARIS (AP) — In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers rang in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months ago. In Paris, residents recovering from their city’s own deadly attacks will enjoy...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • The Korean American Presbyterian Church of Queens in New York handed out fruit baskets to local shelters and organizations in time for the holidays Thursday.
    NY Korean American community begins holiday sharing

    By The Korea Times New York staff The New York Korean American community is joining in on end-of-the-year charity efforts. The Korean American Presbyterian Church of Queens delivered 150 fruit baskets to about 20 local fire stations,...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Metropolitan Museum of Art President Daniel Weiss, left, signed an MOU with Korean Cultural Service New York Director Oh Seung-je, left, Thursday
    NY Met, Korean govt sign first MOU

    New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the South Korean government shook hands on their first memorandum of understanding (MOU) for mutual cooperation Thursday. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will give the Met $1 million...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Manhasset High School seniors Kimberly Te, left, and Christine Yoo, right, won the $100,000 team grand prize at Siemens Competition this year.
    Korean student among $100K Siemens grand prize winners

    Two New York high school seniors were the team winners of this year’s Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, which awards a $100,000 grand prize. Christine Yoo, 17, and Kimberly Te, 17, of Manhasset High School,...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife, Yoo Soon-taek, visit an exhibition by Korean artist Kim Geun-tae inside U.N. headquarters Thursday for International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Yonhap)
    UN holds cultural event for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    The United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities Thursday was celebrated by a cultural event inside its New York City headquarters. “The theme for this day says it all: inclusion matters,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Free Turkeys Korean American Foundation in New York donated 300 bags of rice to local seniors Wednesday.
    Korean foundation gives free rice to NY seniors

    A New York City-based organization, Free Turkeys Korean American Foundation, gave 300 bags of rice to the Korean American Senior Citizens’ Association of New Jersey Wednesday. The project, in its 29th effort, is an end-of-the-year act of...

    • Posted December 3, 2015
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  • Korean Apparel Manufacturers Association of Greater New York announced the Korean Fashion Festival, to be held in March, this week.
    Korean org and Gyeonggi Province to put on NY Korean Fashion Festival

    By The Korea Times New York staff A New York Korean apparel manufacturers association is joining hands with Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, to bring a Korean fashion festival to New York City next March. According to the...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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