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.
Rituals and dances from the Nepalese New Year’s festival of self-purification known as Mha Puja can be see in this video.
Using corporal punishment to discipline his son resulted in a Korean father being banned from contact with his son, The Korea Times reports.
Ecuadorean Carmen Velásquez is the first South American to be elected judge for the Queens Supreme Court, El Diario reports.
A new post-Sandy stress relief program that can be accessed via computer, phone or mobile device is being introduced by the Mental Health Association of New York City, The Wave 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.
If elected as a New York State Supreme Court judge on Nov. 4, Queens Civil Court Judge Carmen Velásquez would be a historic victory for the Ecuadorean community, reports Queens Latino.
The 82nd Street Partnership, the BID in Jackson Heights, has a new executive director, Leslie A. Ramos.
Fully one-third of the races for the NYS legislature feature uncontested candidates. Gotham Gazette and City Limits explore the phenomenon in a joint report.
Tibetans in the New York area, who will go to the Javits Center to hear the Dalai Lama on Nov. 5, try to maintain their religious and cultural ties, with some of them meeting weekly in Jackson Heights.
“MOVE WITH US,” a new video featuring 167 immigrants posing at different locations in Queens, premieres Nov. 7 at the Queens Council on the Arts, Queens Courier reports.
Many Latinos hit by Hurricane Sandy have repaired their homes and reopened their businesses, El Diario reports.
In Queens on Oct. 24, about 300 Newah people celebrated their Nepali new year and a ritual purification of the self, Mha Puja.
A Queens photography class gets Latino immigrants to open their eyes, and lenses, to the beauty of their new surroundings, as captured in a video from Feet in 2 Worlds.