All posts tagged "Washington"

  • Peter Kwon
    Seattle suburb sees new Korean American city council candidate

    By The Korea Times Seattle staff Peter Kwon, 45, a Rhapsody systems engineer, has thrown in his name for the City Council of SeaTac, Washington. Kwon, whose Korean name is Kwon Seung-hyun, completed his registration for council...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • North Korean defector students at a leadership program in Washington D.C. (Courtesy of Facebook/Global Giving)
    N. Korean defectors to learn about democracy in US

    By Lee Ji-hye A Washington-based North Korean NGO is organizing a student program for North Korean defectors to participate in a U.S. leadership program next month. Hosted by the Korean American Sharing Movement (KASM), 10 students from...

    • Posted June 11, 2015
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  • lynnwood
    Washington city looks for Korean sister city

    By The Korea Times Seattle staff A Washington city with a significant Korean American population is looking to find a sister city in South Korea. Nicola Smith, mayor of Lynnwood, Wash., held a meeting with Seattle Korean...

    • Posted May 1, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye descends from the plane upon her arrival to the military airport in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, April 16, 2015. Park Geun-hye is in Colombia in an official two-days visit and will then tour Peru, Chile and Brazil. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
    President Park to visit US later this year

    SEOUL, April 24 (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye will visit Washington later this year to consolidate the nations’ alliance amid a flurry of summit diplomacy between the U.S. and Northeast Asian powers involved in historical and territorial...

    • Posted April 24, 2015
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  • A South Korean comic book room of the 1970s and '80s was installed inside the University of Washington.
    Korean comic book room of the 1970s and ’80s installed at University of Washington

    A comic book room straight out of the 1970s and ’80s in South Korea, stocked with popular cartoonists of the time, opened inside the University of Washington last week. The installation — complete with a black-and-white television...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • most
    Cardboard ‘Most Interesting Man’ fails as carpool-lane trick

    FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it’s by far the best carpool scam he’s seen, but it didn’t work. As KOMO-TV put it, “Troopers don’t always stop people in the HOV lanes, but...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • "Misaeng" author Yoon Tae-ho. (NEWSis)
    ‘Misaeng’ author coming to Seattle for K-manhwa festival

    Seattleites will have a chance to see “Misaeng” author Yoon Tae-ho next month at the University of Washington’s “K-Manhwa: Graphic Narratives from Paper to Screen.” “Misaeng,” one of last year’s biggest K-drama hits, started as a graphic...

    • Posted February 10, 2015
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