Korean customs, language and history were introduced to students at P.S. 321 by visiting Korean university students.
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.
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.
Construction begins next year to create Forsyth Street Plaza in Chinatown in an area now frequented by the homeless, The China Press reports.
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.
Once a center for employment agencies in Chinatown, Eldridge Street has lost its luster, and agencies have followed their customers to Sunset Park and Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Jin Ha Kim, a Korean immigrant and violin maker now focused on repairing violins and bows, tells his life story to The Korea Times.
On display as part of the New York Historical Society’s “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” exhibition is a graphic novel that tells the story of a Chinese-American family – a story that is more relatable than it is unique, reports SinoVision.
Eighteen-year-old Jeremy Whaley was introduced to Korean culture and Korean language via taekwondo and says it changed his life, Korea Daily reports.
Flushing’s Ron Kim, who is being challenged for his assembly seat by Republican businessman Phil Gim, pointed to his accomplishments in a wide-ranging interview with Queens Chronicle.