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Contrary to image, LA's elderly Asian Americans far from well off
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“[Asian Pacific Islander] older adults are incredibly vulnerable,” said Connie Chung Joe, executive director of Korean American Family Services, during the launch of the report on Wednesday at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. No tags for this post.

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Report: Forever 21 making vendors, lenders wait on payments
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Forever 21 is a privately held company—the Korean-American family that began the chain with a single Los Angeles store remains in charge—so hard numbers on its finances aren't easy to come by. But RBC Capital Markets retail analyst Brian Tunick told … No tags for this post.

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La Palma-Cerritos AAUW hears political speakers, elects new officers
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Young Kim is the first Korean American Republican woman to represent the cities of the 65th Assembly District. She was born in Incheon, South Korea, and was the youngest of seven children. She lived with her parents in Guam and attended high school in … No tags for this post.

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Judy Han Goes From Sandwiches to New Korean Classics
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Han, who is Korean American, spent almost a decade leading the kitchen of upscale sandwich purveyor Mendocino Farms, helping grow the operation from a quiet California Plaza storefront to a regional franchise. She walked away in December 2014, … No tags for this post.

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Who is Kenneth Bae?
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In response, Rodman, who was in North Korea with a team of fellow former NBA players, suggested the Korean-American had done something wrong, but did not specify what. "Do you understand what he did in this country?" Rodman asked Cuomo. "No, no … No tags for this post.

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Raw: US Citizen Gets 10 Years in N. Korea Prison
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North Korea's top court on Friday sentenced a Korean-American man, who has been held since last October, to 10 years of hard labor for carrying out what it described as espionage and subversion activities. (April 29). Subscribe for more Breaking News: … No tags for this post.

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Capital Journal Friday PM: Pentagon Disciplines 16, Campaign 2016, More
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North Korea sentenced a second U.S. citizen, Korean-American businessman Kim Dong-chul, to 10 years of hard labor on charges of spying and stealing state secrets. South Korean President Park Geun-hye heads to Iran on Sunday, targeting billions of … No tags for this post.

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Netflix upbeat despite Asian doubts
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He pointed to the upcoming joint Korean-American science fiction film "Okja" as a good example of Netflix producing local content – in this case, working in collaboration with South Korean director, Bong Joon-ho. "We hope too to create fantastic … No tags for this post.

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World Watch
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North Korea sentenced a U.S. citizen, Korean-American businessman Kim Dong-chul, to 10 years of hard labor on charges of spying and stealing state secrets, upping the ante with the U.S. ahead of a rare party congress. The sentencing of Mr. Kim comes … No tags for this post.

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10 years hard labour for US man in North Korea
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North Korea has sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labour for spying. Yiming Woo reports. ? Hide Transcript. ? View Transcript. A news conference broadcast by state media in March shows Korean American Kim Dong-chul admitting to … No tags for this post.

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Playwright Young Jean Lee on Straight White Men
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Korean-American playwright Young Jean Lee has the world's most privileged social class firmly in her sights. BLAINE DAVIS. Young Jean Lee. You are reading / free articles this week SUBSCRIBE From less than $2 a week. It is November 2014, and an older … No tags for this post.

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US citizen sentenced to 10 years in N. Korea
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NORTH Korea yesterday sentenced a United States citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. Kim Dong Chul was detained in North Korea on … No tags for this post.

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Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo records 1st double in three-hit game
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SEOUL, May 1 (Yonhap) — Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles picked up his first major league double as part of a three-hit game at home Saturday. Batting ninth and playing left field, Kim was 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored through six … No tags for this post.

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F(x)'s Krystal shares career plans for China
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Rising to fame for her role in TV drama "The Heirs" back in 2013, Korean-American singer Krystal has been well regarded for her popularity in mainland China. The spoiled yet good-hearted and wealthy character she played on the show helped establish … No tags for this post.

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Flavours of the month
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Chef Deuki Hong and writer Matt Rodbard spent two years travelling to Korean neighbourhoods across America looking for the soul of Korean-American cooking. What they found suggests that the most exciting Korean food in the world is happening not in … No tags for this post.

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