In New York, there was widespread horror at the Taliban attack Dec. 16 that left more than 140 dead at the Army Public School in Peshawar.
Reaction within the Chinese community to plans for the redevelopment of West Flushing are mostly positive, World Journal reports.
India Home, a senior center that offers culturally sensitive care and activities for South Asians, recently opened its fourth location in New York.
In his memoir Kenan Trebinčević confronts the war and people of his childhood homeland. And it starts off with a lounge in Astoria named after a Yugoslavian leader, reports Queens Chronicle.
Community representatives are requesting input on city plans to rezone the Flushing Creek area for residential development, Queens Courier 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.
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.