Korean American

The Getty explores the mystery of Rubens' Korean man
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This is the mystery explored in Looking East: Rubens's Encounter with Asia, at the Getty Center through June 9th, the Getty's first Korean-themed exhibit, and its first collaboration with LA's Korean-American community. The exhibit includes the famous … No tags for this post.

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Rodman Meets With North Korean Leader, Courtside
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Kim expressed to Rodman that he hoped this would improve North Korean-American relations, Smith said Duffy told him. Duffy said he invited Kim to the United States. “We just couldn't have asked for anything more,” Smith said. “It was a long shot, no … No tags for this post.

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Crime History: Korean immigrant shoots US diplomat to death
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The statement angered the Korean-American community. At the Port of San Francisco, protester Jang In-hwan shot Stevens to death. Stevens was buried in D.C. after a funeral at St. John's Episcopal Church. Secretary of State Elihu Root was a pallbearer. No tags for this post.

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Five Questions on American Idol: How About a Pleasant Night of Beatles Songs?
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Kang: As a Korean-American, I've seen my fair share of Beatles karaoke, specifically “Yesterday,” which is such a popular standard in nostalgic, weepy Korea that for a while in the early '90s, every album that was released by the then-nascent Korean … No tags for this post.

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Jamie Chung discusses new flick 'Eden' and role on JJ Abrams pilot 'Believe …
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RELATED: SEE IT: 'STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS' TRAILER'S BIG REVEAL. The 29-year-old stunner's latest movie, “Eden,” which opened in New York Wednesday, is definitely one of those roles. Chung plays a Korean-American teenager who is abducted … No tags for this post.

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Korean American Named US Ambassador to Malaysia
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Joseph Yun. Joseph Yun, a deputy assistant secretary of state, has been appointed U.S. ambassador to Malaysia. Once the Senate approves his appointment, he will become the second Korean-American ambassador after Sung Kim, the envoy in Seoul. No tags for this post.

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Korean-American Bank Hanmi's Talks with Rivals Said to Stall
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Wilshire and BBCN are both based in Los Angeles, as is Hanmi, and target Korean-American customers. Discussions between Hanmi and both banks broke down because they couldn't agree on how much Hanmi is worth and who would run the bank, said … No tags for this post.

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Younger buyers leaving Japanese for South Korean, American brands
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Edmunds has taken a closer look at the buying habits of young adults. As it turns out, Gen X and Gen Y buyers are increasingly eschewing Japanese brands in favor of South Korean and American automakers. Five years ago, that wasn't the case, with more … No tags for this post.

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Korean American Students Want You To Watch Their Music Video
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Korean American Vincent Ryu, a sophomore at Emory University in Atlanta, GA is hoping to have his music video “More Than The Other” receive as many YouTube views as possible by March 27, in order win his school's Campus MovieFest Wild Card … No tags for this post.

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Korean-American Bank Hanmi's Talks With Rivals Said to Stall
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Wilshire and BBCN are both based in Los Angeles, as is Hanmi, and target Korean-American customers. Discussions between Hanmi and both banks broke down because they couldn't agree on how much Hanmi is worth and who would run the bank, said … No tags for this post.

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Korean American nominated as South Korea's science minister resigns amid …
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SEOUL, South Korea – A Korean American handpicked to head South Korea's new science and technology ministry has resigned suddenly and returned to the U.S. in a setback for the country's recently-elected president. Jeong H. Kim, who moved to the U.S. … No tags for this post.

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Younger car buyers shifting to South Korean, American brands
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Detroit's automakers are doing better selling to young buyers, but South Korean car companies are making the biggest inroads in that segment, primarily at the expense of the Japanese. That's the finding of a study of auto registrations by auto research … No tags for this post.

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