Two articles in World Journal explore, respectively, a new network to address mental health issues in the Chinese community and one psychologist’s account of stresses experienced by some members of the community.
Sixty-five students studied Urdu in Brooklyn this summer in a program meant to help connect them with their families, reports Kensington BK.
Jong Chul Lee, the deputy mayor of Palisades Park, wants to make the Lunar New York a holiday for public schools in the New Jersey town in which Koreans account for 50 percent of the population. But some suggest he should hold off, reports The Korea Times.
Some nail salons closed on Aug. 25 to demonstrate their opposition to New York State’s inspections, inspired by a campaign by nailglobal.com, Korea Daily reports.
On Aug. 29 Nepali films will be screened in Elmhurst, Queens, with proceeds from the event going to a rural school in Nepal severely damaged by the recent earthquake.
As tensions between South and North Korea escalated in recent days, Koreans in NYC shared their views on what the South Korean government should do, reports The Korea Times.
Ditmas Park Corner captures the annual Brooklyn Mela, or festival, celebrating Pakistan’s independence day through a photo essay.
The beleaguered Korean American Association of Greater New York, one of the largest Korean organizations in the diaspora, will no longer have the support of the Korean government, reports The Korea Times.
In New Jersey, some home aides for Korean seniors may not work all the hours they claim, but the work they’re asked to do may go beyond the job description, The Korea Times reports in two articles.
Long Quan Seafood Corporation in Brooklyn has been fined in what Bensonhurst Bean calls the first successful prosecution of shark fin trafficking since a statewide ban went into effect last summer.
Lawyer Ali Najmi is confident he’s running a winning campaign for the 23rd district council seat in Queens, writes Times Ledger.
Lindy Li, running for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania, got the support of New York member of Congress Grace Meng and others at a gathering in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, a CUNY J School student interning in Bangkok for the summer, filed this report after the bomb blast at the Erawan shrine, a popular tourist destination, with reaction from Thais both at home and abroad.
The editor of Khasokhas speaks with a Nepalese immigrant about her harrowing account of being raped repeatedly as she traveled from Honduras through Mexico to a new life in the U.S.
Owners of nail salons, an attorney notes, should keep addresses and other records on employees even if they are paying them cash, reports The Korea Times.