Nearly 150 members of the South Asian community gathered at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights to discuss the Charleston shooting and racial violence in the U.S., from an immigrant perspective, reports News India Times.
News India Times reports on the June 20 competition between high school cricket players from around the city.
The building for the Korean Methodist Church and Institute in Upper Manhattan, which also provided space for activists and prominent South Koreans and stored historic documents, will undergo redevelopment, reports The Korea Times. The Korean church was the first of its kind in the city.
Korean-owned coffee shops face problems with illegal downloads taking place on their premises, The Korea Times reports.
Nepali in the U.S. can receive temporary protected status that allows them to remain in the U.S. for a period of 18 months.
Korean nail salon owners were happy that the bill just passed in the NYS legislature did not adopt all of the sweeping regulations originally proposed, Korea Daily reports.
Asian communities in the city chalked up a victory June 23 when Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that the Lunar New Year would go on the school calendar as a holiday. Sing Tao Daily reports on the community’s reaction.
Some adult day care centers attended by Korean seniors in the metro area offer inducements to increase attendance numbers, which constitutes a form of Medicaid fraud, reports The Korea Times.
Yoga aficionados sought inner peace June 21 in yoga sessions across the city, including ones at Times Square, the United Nations and a Hindu temple in Flushing, reports News India Times.
As cases of MERS continue to be reported in Korea, groups from New York that had been planning home visits during the next couple of weeks are cancelling, while those with trips scheduled for August are still on schedule for now, The Korea Times reports.
With many Indian Americans finding success in the franchise business, they are likely to have a noticeable presence at the International Franchise Expo at the Javits Center, reports Desi Talk, which profiles two brothers running a sub shop on Long Island.
Tataksaludnyc 2015, Filipino designer Renee Salud’s upcoming show in New Jersey, will present collections that feature indigenous fabrics from the Philippines, and “culturally hip” Filipiniana terno gowns, reports The FilAm.
Longtime Flushing local Pearl Chow speaks to Open City about growing up at a time when very few Asian residents lived in the neighborhood.
Bergen County officials have barred entry to a community garden cultivated by Korean seniors for 17 years, on the grounds that it was run without permission, reports The Korea Times. The seniors, however, say the move doesn’t make any sense.
More and more gift shops in Chinatown are being run by South Asians, some of whom are subletting from Chinese businesses that hold 10-year leases, reports Sing Tao Daily.