Korean merchants along Union Street in Flushing are suffering declining sales and blame the Flushing Commons development, Korea Daily reports.
“Comfort Women: A New Musical,” about a difficult and controversial episode in history, debuts in NYC.
SinoVision speaks to poet Timothy Liu, an openly gay Mormon whose latest book, “Don’t Go Back To Sleep,” explores for the first time the “dirty laundry” of growing up as a Chinese American in the ’70s and ’80s.
Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.
The Korean community in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has succeeded in getting the mayor to reverse a plan to increase parking fees in the business area, which is dominated by Korean-owned businesses, Korea Daily reports.
Chinese investors are joining Chinese-American investors to help develop some waterfront property in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Two bus companies have a new stop on Allen Street in Chinatown, and businesses are complaining that customers and delivery trucks are having trouble parking, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Korean seniors have been frequenting the Wendy’s in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for a decade, and find a warm welcome, in contrast to how seniors at a McDonald’s in Flushing were treated a year ago, The Korea Times reports.
Free clinics are being held in Queens and elsewhere to help Nepalese answer questions they may have about the U.S. government’s temporary protected status program.
Taekwondo is among the many offerings in Korean culture at the McGoldrick Community Library in Flushing, Korea Daily reports.
SinoVision attends a dragon boat awakening ceremony held ahead of the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Flushing next month.
To avoid being held liable for actions by employees, say lawyers, Korean business owners and employers should offer employees anti-harassment and anti-discrimination education and training, The Korea Times reports.
With the emergence of new cases of MERS in Korea slowing considerably in recent weeks, Koreans in the U.S. are once again making plans to visit Korea, travel agents in the New York area told The Korea Times.
Another traditional meat merchant operating in Chinatown has fallen victim to changing times and falling sales, and its owner will now focus on wholesale business, Sing Tao Daily reports, while other meat shops diversify the products they sell.
Some Korean bookstores are deciding to open a shop-within-a-shop, adding coffee shops or other vendors, to reduce costs and boost sales, reports Korea Daily.