All posts tagged "virginia legislature"

  • Mark Keam, left,  is a third-term delegate of the Virginia state Legislature who co-sponsored Virginia’s East Sea bill. (Yonhap)
    “The first U.S. president of Asian descent will be Korean”

    Virginia State Legislature Delegate Mark Keam predicts By Jane Han NEW YORK — It wasn’t long ago that Koreans barely had a voice in American politics. Now, they’re quickly emerging as one of the most influential among...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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  • Virginia is closer to becoming the first U.S. state to adopt such a dual-name policy. (Korea Times file)
    East Sea name bill approved by Virginia legislature

    The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Thursday on using the name East Sea for the body of water between South Korea and Japan. The bill, approved 81-15, calls for the Korean-version name to be added...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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    Virginia legislature to debate East Sea vs. Sea of Japan dispute

    The Virginia Legislature will open debate next month on bills related to the South Korea and Japan’s dispute over the name of the body of water between the two nations. There are three pending bills which require...

    • Posted December 26, 2013
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