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.
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.
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.
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.
The black market for smuggled cigarettes in the Chinese community provides not just cheaper options but also flavors from home not found in the U.S., reports World Journal.
Local Koreans who recently visited Korea report fearful reactions from co-workers and others, reports The Korea Times.
Korea Daily profiles high school senior Juno Lee who, as the leader of a female robotics team and a national robotics champion, wants to prove that STEM fields aren’t just for boys.
Hundreds of people who made reservations through a shuttered Chinatown travel agency are trying to get their money back. Their losses are estimated to total more than $1 million, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Elderly Koreans say they’re spending less, and local Korean businesses are noticing, reports The Korea Times.