All posts tagged "New York"

  • Peter Koo, fourth from left, stands with Korean American community representatives. (The Korea Times)
    NY City Council set to vote on official Korean American Day next month

    Korean American community representatives spoke out in support of the establishment of an official Korean American Day in New York City Monday during a council hearing. Introduced to city council by Councilman Peter Koo in September, Resolution...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Democracy Prep students attend a Korean class.  (Courtesy of Korean Education Center NY)
    More NY students than ever are choosing to learn Korean in schools

    By The Korea Times New York staff More New York students than ever are choosing to learn Korean in elementary, middle and high schools, the Korean Education Center of New York said Thursday. During the last school...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • The 34th Korean Parade in New York was held Saturday down Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.
    Will New York City get an official Korean American Day?

    New York City Council is set to make a decision on whether or not the city will get its own Korean American Day. Resolution No. 417, introduced to the city council by Councilman Peter Koo in September,...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • The construction site of the New York Korea Center on 32nd St. in Manhattan started in 2012 and was slated to be completed August 2014.
    In New York and Chicago, two Korea Centers on the wait

    By Tae Hong While Chicago Korean Americans prepare to dive into discussion for an imagined Korea Center in the city, a planned facility with the same name in Manhattan is growing weeds as it remains on hold...

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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    Brooklyn to host 8th Korean American Film Festival

    The 8th annual Korean American Film Festival will open in New York City from Nov. 14 to 16 at the Wythe Hotel Cinema. The festival, sponsored this year by The Korea Times, focuses on projects by Korean...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • The Ebola virus
    New York boy with fever tests negative for Ebola

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a 5-year-old New York City boy who recently traveled to West Africa and had a fever does not have Ebola. The boy returned from Guinea with his family Saturday and...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • People walk through the lobby of Bellevue Hospital, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, a resident of New York City and a member of Doctors Without Borders, was admitted to Bellevue on Thursday and has been diagnosed with Ebola. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor is infected

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. “We...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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