Korean American

S. Koreans’ Ties with Samsung Are Lifelong, Often Conflicted
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The family smartphones? An assortment of Samsung Galaxies. The flat-screen TV that illuminates the living room? A Samsung SUHD, with the brand name sparkling on the nameplate. The maker of the digital toilet seat? You guessed it: Samsung. It’s difficult for people outside South Korea to fully grasp what Samsung, a truly global brand, means […]

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Samsung to Announce Cause of Galaxy Note 7 Fire on Jan. 23
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Samsung Electronics says it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23.The company said Friday that the announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean on its websites.The Galaxy Note 7 was a fiasco for… Tags: Galaxy Note, Samsung Electronics

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'Fresh Off the Boat' Star Randall Park on Being an Asian American in the …
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Was there backlash from the Korean-American community? Of course there was hesitation. With any role I go out for, I put considerable thought into it, but especially with this one. When I read the script, I thought it handled the issue in an … No tags for this post.

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Korean American Non-Profits Seek to Empower Mothers via 'Healing Seminars'
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KFAM Healing Seminar (Photo : Courtesy of KFAM) Mothers in the Los Angeles area participated in the first 'healing seminar' which took place in March. A series of events and seminars for mothers will be taking place in the month of May, which is often … No tags for this post.

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Current Price Targets For Hanmi Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:HAFC)
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The Bank is a community bank conducting general business banking, with its primary market encompassing the Korean-American community, as well as other ethnic communities across California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Texas, Virginia and … No tags for this post.

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Sundance 2016: Talking Race and Sexuality with The Cast and Filmmaker of Spa Night
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Set mainly within Koreatown, Los Angeles, the film tells the story of David (Joe Seo, winner of this year's Special Jury Prize for Acting) an 18-year-old Korean American who is struggling to find his place in the world. His parents, Jin and Soyoung … No tags for this post.

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Americans Detained in North Korea
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… in January two thousand sixteen … to encrypt more to North Korea … in two thousand fourteen … tennis pay … a Korean American missionary … and Matthew Miller and American tourists … were leased by North Korea after a visit from U S … No tags for this post.

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10 Things You Should Know About Run River North
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Almost every interview and article makes quick mention of Run River North's Korean-American heritage. It's not that they're not proud of their heritage, it's that they're more than just that. “We don't want to be an NPR band,” says Chae. “That's … No tags for this post.

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Playing race card
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Only once have I been singled out for my race, and that was at a business English academy where I worked six years ago, by a Korean-American. Otherwise, almost all racism directed toward me has targeted the Koreans who dare to associate with me. No tags for this post.

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North Korea's Jailing of US Citizens Raises Specter of Travel Ban
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North Korea last week sentenced Korean-American businessman Kim Dong-chul to 10 years of hard labor for alleged espionage. That verdict came just weeks after it sentenced Otto Warmbier, a 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate, to 15 years of … No tags for this post.

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Susan Schultz and Brenda Kwon awarded Hawai?i literary honor
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She is the author of Beyond Ke?eaumoku: Koreans, Nationalism and Local Culture in Hawai?i; co-editor of YOBO: Korean American Writing in Hawai?i and The Sum of Breathing, which won Honorable Mention for the 2015 Ka Palapala Pookela awards. No tags for this post.

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BBCN Bancorp to Participate in the Piper Jaffray Financial Institutions Conference
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BBCN Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of BBCN Bank, the largest Korean-American bank in the nation with $8.1 billion in assets as of March 31, 2016. Headquartered in Los Angeles and serving a diverse mix of customers mirroring its communities, … No tags for this post.

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Meeting Epik High at Coachella Music Festival
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Anderson Park, who was scouted by Dr. Dre and participated in Coachella, is also a Korean American. What is now internationally-recognized group Epik High's next plan? "We will release our ninth album within this year," they said."We will finish our … No tags for this post.

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North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
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It took a visit in November 2014 by U.S. spy chief James Clapper to bring home Mathew Miller, also arrested after entering the country as a tourist, and Korean-American missionary Kenneth Bae, who had been incarcerated since November 2012. No tags for this post.

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New York Employment Attorney Joins Sedgwick LLP
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Outside the firm, Yim is the Regional Governor for the International Association of Korean Lawyers of New York, serves on the board of directors for the Korean American Family Service Center, and is a member of Korean American Lawyers of Greater New … No tags for this post.

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