All posts tagged "Silicon Valley"

  • Yoo Dae-geun, president of the New York Korean American Supermarkets Association, helps hand out free Thanksgiving meals to seniors Wednesday.
    Korean Americans celebrate Thanksgiving with goodwill

    By Tae Hong Korean American communities around the country found Thanksgiving the perfect holiday for goodwill. In New York, a grocers’ association provided free turkey meals to local Korean elderly on Wednesday. Inside senior centers in Flushing...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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  • Left to right: Im In-taek, Kim Jae-yool, Joo Kyung-kwang (Photo courtesy of Chonnam National University)
    Three S. Korean researchers take part in prize-winning physics team

    Three South Korean professors were a part of a Breakthrough Prize-winning team in fundamental physics, announced earlier this month. Kim Jae-yool, Lim In-taek and Joo Kyung-kwang, of Chonnam National University, worked as team members under Koichiro Nishikawa...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • K-Tech
    Silicon Valley to see K-TECH 2015 this month

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff A Korean technology conference, K-TECH 2015, is coming to Silicon Valley this month. Organizers announced the two-day event Wednesday and said it will be organized by South Korea’s Ministry of...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • A group of Korean Americans gathered outside San Jose City Hall Saturday for a flash mob, declaring, "Dokdo is our land."
    Korean American flash mobs celebrate Dokdo Day in NorCal

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff About 100 Korean Americans stood united in front of San Jose City Hall Saturday for a flash mob stating Dokdo is Korean land. Participants ranged in age, from a three-year-old...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Koreans and Korean Americans calling for Google to return the naming of a disputed East Sea territory to Dokdo Island from Liancourt Rocks staged a flash mob at Pier 39 in San Francisco Saturday.
    SF-area Koreans call for Google to return Dokdo name to Maps

    Ahead of Dokdo Island Day this month, San Francisco-area Koreans and Korean Americans staged a flash mob in an effort to urge Google to change its naming of the disputed island. At Pier 39 Saturday, about 50...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of Silicon Valley Korean School)
    SV Korean students learn how to make songpyeon for Chuseok

    Students at Silicon Valley Korean School got a Chuseok treat last month as they learned how to make songpyeon, a rice cake. A representative moon festival food, songpyeon is traditionally stuffed with a variety of sweet fillings,...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Singers Yangpa and Na Yoon-kwon performed in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Saturday in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Korean liberation. (Korea Times)
    The 70th anniversary of Korean liberation celebrated across the US

    The Taegeuki flew high in Korean American communities across the United States this weekend as celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Korean liberation drew out thousands to dozens of events. In Los Angeles, the weekend kicked off...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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