All posts tagged "New York"

  • New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim holds down a purse snatcher Thursday in downtown Flushing after tackling the thief.
    Korean American Queens legislator tackles street purse snatcher

    Purse snatchers of New York, watch out for your district assemblyman — Ron Kim (D-Flushing), the state legislature’s first-ever Korean American member, chased and caught a thief on the streets of downtown Flushing last week. The assemblyman reportedly...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Jim Simons during a TED interview (YouTube)
    Good News: Billionaire hedge fund founder gives $15,000 to 800 NY teachers

    By Brian Han Among OECD countries, the U.S. ranks below average in terms of teacher salaries. So much so that founder of $22 billion Renaissance Technologies and respected mathematician Jim Simons decided to do something about it to...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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    NYFW Concept Korea to show next week

    Concept Korea Womenswear S/S 2016 will open Monday inside Manhattan’s Skylight at Moynihan Station. The collection, presented this year by South Korean designers KAAL.E.SUKTAE (Lee Suk-tae) and jarret (Lee Ji-yeon), is the latest from the project since...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Queens Library and National Library of Korea leaders agreed on an MOU Thursday to bring Korea-related materials to Queens through 2019.
    Libraries sign MoU to expand Korean collection in Queens

    By the Korea Times New York staff Queens Library and the National Library of Korea shook hands on a Memorandum of Understanding Thursday to continue bringing Korean content to the “Window on Korea” collection in Queens, New...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • A group of New Yorkers dine and drink inside Soju Haus in Manhattan's Koreatown. (Chun Ji-hoon/Korea Times)
    The changing face of New York’s K-Town

    By The Korea Times New York staff New York’s Koreatown, once a haven for Korean immigrants who set up shop in the 1970s and ’80s, has undergone a transformation into a city hotspot in the last five...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Kim Sang-hak, Kim Ji-min and Yeon Do-heum, South Korean college students, completed cycling across the U.S. and Canada in a 3,500-mile journey for 70 days. (Korea Times)
    Three South Koreans complete 3,500-mile cycle through US

    By The Korea Times New York staff Three friends, all 24-year-old South Korean college students, flew into San Francisco two months ago carrying nothing but backpacks and bicycles outfitted with Korean flags. Seventy days later, the students...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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    Two East Coast school directors to receive merits from S. Korean govt

    Two East Coast Korean school directors will receive merits from the South Korean government for their contributions to the advancement of the Korean written language. Koh Eun-ja, director of the Korean School of Long Island, will receive...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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