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Epik High Brought Korean Hip Hop To Coachella
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Los Angeles, CA – Thirteen years ago, Tablo was studying creative writing in college, DJ Tukutt found employment at a streetwear shop and Mirthra Jin spent his time monitoring a computer cafe (or PC bang). 14 years later as Korean trio Epik High, they … No tags for this post.

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US web drama explores world of Korean TV
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In that universe where romance and happenstance reign supreme, Claire and Seth, another intruder from the real world played by Korean-American actor Justin Chon, maneuver the plot so that the main characters are able to fall in love according to plan. No tags for this post.

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Delicious pain at New York's hottest Sichuan restaurant
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Korean-American Bowien's upbringing informs his evolving tastes. Bowien, who is adopted, is the only Asian member of his Oklahoma City family. Meals growing up centered around Hamburger Helper, stuffed cabbage, meatballs and tacos. He was 19 when … No tags for this post.

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What happens to foreigners arrested in North Korea?
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Kenneth Bae, a South Korean-American tour operator, was accused in 2013 of a plot to topple Kim Jong-un and sentenced to 15 years imprisonment. “In the process of investigation (Bae) admitted that he committed crimes aimed to topple the DPRK (North … No tags for this post.

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Korean-American filmmaker: Web-based series to take over from K-pop
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LOS ANGELES, April 25 (Yonhap) — A Korean-born American filmmaker who won an award at this year's Los Angeles Web Series Festival was confident in the success of homegrown Internet-based series. "As Psy's 'Gangnam Style' created a boom that has … No tags for this post.

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Korean American Federation of LA to have contested election to select a new …
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The current president of Korean American Federation of Los Angeles (KAFLA), James Ahn made it official that he will be running for the re-election. Besides the President Ahn, Mr. Hyung-man Park, the chairman of the Korean Senior & Community Center, Mr. No tags for this post.

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Korean American Steven Yeun Joins Cast of Netflix Original Movie 'Okja'
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Korean director Bong Joon-ho's upcoming monster-fantasy flick began shooting in Seoul last Friday, according to Netflix Korea, while another actor member — Korean-American Steven Yeun — has joined the film's eclectic cast, reports say. The film, set … No tags for this post.

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Korean Group Eyes Closed Bayside Synagogue
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“We named the organization as Korean Community Services in order to help the Korean American immigrants, but [it] actually serves everyone coming to our programs.” Kim added that some of their programs actually already attracted more non-Koreans than … No tags for this post.

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What it?s like to be an American held in North Korea
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Euna Lee, a Korean-American journalist, was found guilty of illegally entering North Korea in 2009 and sentenced to 12 years' hard labor. (She was freed with her colleague Laura Ling after six months, when former President Bill Clinton went to … No tags for this post.

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At SF 'DACA-thon,' Hacking Immigration with Doodles and Crazy Eights
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… Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs, FWD.us, ASPIRE, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA), API Legal Outreach, Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the National Korean American … No tags for this post.

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In the age of Tinder and eHarmony, Koreatown parents take their children's …
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And in the age of Tinder and eHarmony, these Korean American parents are taking matters into their own hands. :: Late on a Sunday afternoon earlier this month, the parents arrived at the Oxford Palace Hotel in Koreatown, some from as far as Oregon and … No tags for this post.

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We Still Haven't Found a Fountain of Youth in Our DNA
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But if you were to look at this 4'11" Korean-American nonagenarian, you wouldn't peg her at a day over 70. Just what makes Hickle so healthy? The answer to that question remains elusive despite one of the largest genetic studies to date of … No tags for this post.

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The Best Korean Food in New York
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It's up to you, or your extended Korean-American family. My stone pot of pork belly Bibimbap is served within 10 minutes. It is a steaming bowl of rice, covered with cute little piles of bean sprouts, sautéed green scallions, and barbequed bacon all … No tags for this post.

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There's more to Korean food than barbecue and kimchee
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We found time and again, Korean-American servers are going to tell you what the specialty is at that restaurant, steer you in the right direction. Not just barbecue and tacos — the things that most people associate with Korean food — and kimchee, of … No tags for this post.

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Hanmi Financial Corp 10.6% Potential Upside Now Implied by Piper Jaffray
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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 communities in the multi-ethnic populations of Los Angeles County, Orange County, San … No tags for this post.

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