A Japanese-Korean woman in New York separated from her brother during World War II finally spoke to him, by phone, for the first time in over four decades, reports The Korea Times.
In this story from Sing Tao Daily, Victoria Moy, the granddaughter of a WWII veteran from Chinatown, uncovers the history of Chinese-American veterans from WWII to Afghanistan – and tells why for her grandfather, serving in the military was the happiest time of his life.
Korean cafés and restaurants in New York are adding many organic items to their menus, The Korea Times reports.
Members of the instrumental group Khumariyaan held their fourth concert of a U.S. tour at the Asia Society in New York on Oct. 12, melding traditional folk music and modern music.
As development in downtown Flushing drives up rent and property taxes, small businesses must relocate, sublet, split and rent out space, or lay off employees, World Journal finds.
Chinatown employment agencies are having a hard time filling jobs, World Journal reports, with even recent immigrants becoming more selective.
Legislative proposals to reform the Specialized High School Admissions Test have generated contention between incumbent Ron Kim (D) and challenger Phil Gim (R), who are vying for the State Assembly seat in Flushing, according to articles from Sing Tao Daily.
Korean “snack food” is gaining in popularity in New York, Korea Daily reports.
Caribbean identity when it comes to the U.S. Census, art assemblages by a cancer survivor, and “wow factor” shoes in this episode of Independent Sources.
CUNY TV’s Asian American Life reports on “shift beds” in Chinatown and Filipina fashion model Geena Rocero’s work on behalf of transgender rights.
Organizers of the “Waves of Identity” exhibition on the Chinese-American experience tell SinoVision that it’s relevant to all, especially a series of “provocative” questions whose answers lie in the exhibition and in one’s own experiences.
The 34th Annual Korean Day Parade went on despite heavy rain on Oct. 4.
On Oct. 1, China’s National Day, supporters of Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” and those in favor of the Chinese government took to Times Square, reports World Journal.
Korean American Civic Empowerment is campaigning for the community to get behind a congressional bill that would give work visas to Korean professionals, according to a New York Ilbo editorial.
The first comprehensive mainstream exhibition about Chinese Americans is on display at the New-York Historical Society, including a look at the first piece of significant legislation restricting immigration to the U.S., reports SinoVision.