All posts tagged "politics"

  • NJ
    Super Tuesday! 8 Korean American candidates win in NJ election

    By The Korea Times New York staff The New Jersey Korean American community saw a handful of victories last night as the general assembly election came to a close. Susan Shin Angulo, of Camden County, became the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    It’s election day in New Jersey for 12 Korean candidates

    By The Korea Times New York staff It’s election day for 12 Korean Americans in New Jersey hoping to secure seats in the city council, the state assembly and the board of education. All eyes are on...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photos before their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. (Lee Jung-hun/Yonhap)
    Park, Abe agree to speed up talks to resolve issue of former sex slaves

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up negotiations to quickly resolve the issue of former South Korean sex slaves for Japan’s World War II soldiers, Cheong Wa...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno third from right, visits District 27 candidate Wonkyu Rim to support his campaign. (Photo courtesy of Rim campaign)
    Korean candidates ready for NJ general election tomorrow

    With New Jersey general assembly elections coming up Tuesday, seven Korean American candidates are working to secure last-minute votes. In the running are Wonkyu Rim (R), for the District 27 seat in the state assembly; Park Myung-geun...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • Protesters wearing masks of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Park Geun-hye prepare to join in a rally against Abe's planned visit in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Abe and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will visit Seoul for their trilateral summit with Park. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korea, China, Japan hope to thaw relations with summit

    TOKYO (AP) — They’ve stayed apart for more than three years, divided by antagonisms dating back to before World War II. Now the leaders of Japan, South Korea and China hope to find political common ground despite...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Undated picture released from North Korea of leader Kim Jong-un (Yonhap/KCNA)
    N. Korea to hold biggest party congress in 36 years

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s ruling party said Friday it will hold its biggest convention in decades next May. The Workers’ Party said in a dispatch carried by state media that it has decided to...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • David Ryu
    Councilman Ryu launches spiffy new site to help connect with residents

    By Brian Han Los Angeles City Councilman David Ryu revealed a new website Thursday with the primary intention of providing a channel to communicate more easily with local residents. It’s been approximately 100 days since the Korean...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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