Sun Guoxiang, the Chinese consul general in NY, visited “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” at the New-York Historical Society, the first large-scale exhibition on the history and culture of Chinese Americans hosted by a mainstream entity, reports SinoVision.
The first-ever Chinese float, “Beauty of Beijing,” debuts this year at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, The China Press reports.
Wan Soo Lee, fulfilled a dream and studied to be a doctor in the Dominican Republic. One third of the Korean pediatrician’s patients are Hispanic, Korea Daily reports.
The Queens Museum exhibited works of Chinese art group Polit Sheer Form Office, which draw on the artists’ experiences growing up in a collective society. reports SinoVision.
The City Council will soon take up Council member Peter Koo’s resolution to make Jan. 13 Korean American Day, reports The Korea Times.
Rituals and dances from the Nepalese New Year’s festival of self-purification known as Mha Puja can be see in this video.
Fashion designs adapting saris to western design were modeled at a NYC fashion show to benefit Lend-A-Hand India, a group which supports Indian youth.
World Journal looks at how WeChat, a popular social media platform among the Chinese, helped to garner an impressive result on Election Day for little-known candidate Doug Lee.
In the absence of holy water, Nepalese made do when celebrating the festival of Chhath, reports Khasokhas.
Construction begins next year to create Forsyth Street Plaza in Chinatown in an area now frequented by the homeless, The China Press reports.
Musicians playing Indian Raga jam in Prospect Heights weekly, News India Times reports.
Gotham Gazette takes a look at how entrance requirements and demographics compare for specialized high schools in New York, Chicago and Boston.
Sikhs gathered at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza to honor the more than 25,000 Sikhs murdered during four days of unrest in India in 1984, reports NYCity News Service.
An opinion piece in Sing Tao Daily asks: Where is Vision Zero in Chinatown? Four recent traffic deaths there have drawn little attention, unlike a death in a Central Park cycling accident.
Using corporal punishment to discipline his son resulted in a Korean father being banned from contact with his son, The Korea Times reports.