• Korea
  • To this end, the Forum was very supportive of the Free trade agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea which was renegotiated in 2010, and coordinated a letter of support signed by 101 congressman. (wikipedia.org)
  • They realized that KAJA's mission, to accurately portray Korean-Americans, Koreans and Korea in mainstream United States media, was still of vital importance, and that this role was not being filled by other similar organizations, such as the Asian American Journalists Association, with which KAJA maintains a little sister-big sister relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Korean-American Volunteer Group was a volunteer air unit organized by the United States government to aid the Republic of Korea against North Korea during the initial phase of the Korean War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of its open challenge to the then dictatorial state of South Korea, KRC was a target of covert repression and kidnap attempts by the KCIA and the Korean Consulate. (wikipedia.org)
  • In May 2010, the chamber also signed a strategic memorandum of understanding with the Korean Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) in Seoul, Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit for the statue's removal and was met with support from the Los Angeles City Council, Korea-Glendale Sister City Association, and the Korean American Forum of California as part of a "large-scale effort to raise international awareness of the comfort women's plight. (wikipedia.org)
  • The list includes those who have emigrated from South Korea as well as Korean Americans of multiple generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • New York City has the second-largest Korean population outside of Korea with. (wikipedia.org)
  • An estimated 67 million people live on the Korean peninsula, with a population of approximately 43.9 million in South Korea and another 23.1 million residing in North Korea. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Korean Americans, in particular, are more prone to developing high blood pressure than other Americans or individuals living in Korea. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Subjects were 118 Korean-American immigrant parents who had children 3 through 5 years of age, were natives of Korea, and resided in North Texas. (ed.gov)
  • It is mostly about stories on the Korean people's struggles against the U. S. bases in Korea. (blogspot.com)
  • The teenage American boy travelled to North Korea last August with a letter asking North Korean leader Kim Jong-il to allow the creation of a peace forest which would grow over the heavily armed demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. (blogspot.com)
  • Following the armistice that was signed on 27 July 1953, effectively ending the Korean War (South Korea never signed), the main prisoner exchange was free to proceed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. government says that an American detained by North Korea since November is being well cared for and has been permitted to speak to his family by phone. (nkeconwatch.com)
  • North Korea rejected former U.S. President Jimmy Carter`s request for the release of the Rev. Jun Yong-su, a Korean American who has been detained in the North for six months, in Carter`s visit to Pyongyang last month. (nkeconwatch.com)
  • It was followed by The Innocent (1968), about politics in postwar South Korea, and Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood (1970), a collection of stories. (wikipedia.org)
  • His television work, for KBS-TV of Seoul, includes "200 Years of Christianity in Korea" (1981), "The Korean War" (1983), "On Japan" (1984), "Reflections on the Wartime Massacres" (1985), "A Passage to Manchuria" (1987), "In Search of Lost Koreans in the Soviet Union" (1988), and "The Great Trans-Siberian Railway" (1989). (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the story is built around the twelve murdered ministers, Kim returns to the suffering of the innocent Koreans as a whole, thus implicitly posing the question of whether the people of Korea are just as much "martyrs" as the twelve murdered men. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1953
  • Harvard-Yenching began offering PhD fellowships to South Koreans in 1953, leading to the development of the Korean community in the Boston area. (wikipedia.org)
  • On Thanksgiving Sunday in 1953 Harvard-Yenching Institute visiting professor Dr. Doo Soo Suh and Harvard Law School PhD candidate Dr. Kwang Lim Koh established the Korean Society of Boston. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first Korean Church of Boston held its first services on Thanksgiving Sunday, 1953. (wikipedia.org)
  • suburban
  • After the Watts Riots in 1965, many Koreans began moving to suburban communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kim was cooking Korean food for a few friends at his house in suburban Richmond, Va. There were seafood pancakes, Korean-style ribs, a little kimchi and, off to the side, a pair of squeeze bottles of a dipping sauce that Kim had adapted from his mom s recipe. (berksmontnews.com)
  • Coalition
  • Under the leadership of NAKASEC, centers fought against Proposition 187, held community education on issues of race, and formed a broad coalition in the Korean American community against the Welfare Reform of 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hong
  • In 2005, four Korean-American journalists, Jinah Kim of KNBC/NBC, Eleanor Hong of washingtonpost.com, HyunJu Chappell Hine of The Washington Post, and Carolyn Ayon Lee, a veteran wire-service writer and editor, sought to reactivate KAJA. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1966
  • He received a Ford Foundation Foreign Area Fellowship (1962-63), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1966), the First Award, Modern Korean Literature Translation Awards (1974), a National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellowship (1978-79), and other awards and honors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Seoul
  • USMEF staff in Seoul have been engaged in an ongoing education campaign to help South Korean reporters better understand the science behind food safety and the comprehensive food safety protocols utilized by the U.S. beef industry. (beefmagazine.com)
  • People walk past as Jonathan Lee, a Korean-American from Mississippi, stages a one-man protest near the venue of the G20 Summit in Seoul November 12, 2010. (blogspot.com)
  • intervention
  • The purpose of this project is to develop and test the effectiveness of materials designed to increase the identification and referral to early intervention of Korean-American children with suspected autism or other developmental delays. (autismspeaks.org)
  • The investigators will evaluate program effects through quantitative evaluation of changes in referrals of Korean-American children to New York's early intervention system, and through qualitative interviews of professional and lay community members. (autismspeaks.org)
  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate a health literacy-focused intervention that aims to improve blood pressure control among older Korean Americans. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • organization
  • In 1994, KRC and other sister centers across the United States, including YKASEC in New York City and KRCC in Chicago, founded the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC, 미주한인봉사교육단체협의회), a national civil rights organization with a progressive Korean American agenda. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Suh resigned from his position, Korean students took control of the organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. (legion.org)
  • Hwang
  • Researchers say they have confirmed suspicions that embryonic stem cells claimed to be extracted from the first cloned human embryo by discredited South Korean scientist Woo Suk Hwang actually owe their existence to parthenogenesis, a process in which egg cells give rise to embryos without being fertilized by sperm. (scientificamerican.com)
  • notable
  • The chamber is led by a board of notable Korean-American business professionals that includes CEO of CVE Technology Group, Howard Cho. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent notable speakers before the Greater Dallas Korean American Chamber of Commerce include Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President Don-geun Lee, Korean Consul General Yun-soo Cho, Dallas Regional Chamber President Jim Oberwetter, and Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • In addition to supporting locally-based Korean American executives to provide the members with practical information and to promote friendly relations among the members, GDKACC is active in the development of "corporate diplomacy" initiatives to build economic cooperation and to advance closer relations between the Korean American community and other business communities in Greater Dallas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The primary aim of the study was to examine the predictive relationships among personal factors (age, gender, education, income, BMI, and acculturation), barriers to healthy eating, healthy eating self-efficacy, environmental factors, and healthy eating habits among Korean Americans (KAs). (utexas.edu)
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between depressive symptoms and sleep disturbances among Korean American women. (unlv.edu)
  • Among American palates, Korean food is still a distant choice compared with other Asian dishes. (berksmontnews.com)
  • He was an outspoken member of the School Board, known for his many town halls, usage of social media, and protests against the proposed $137.7 million cut to public education funding and has been noted as a "rising star" among Asian-American politicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • members
  • Calvin Sims, a longtime foreign correspondent for The New York Times, delivered the keynote address to the audience of members of the Korean-American community and local journalists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of the members of the Korean community refer to them in Korean as the 4-2-9 riot (Sa-i-gu p'oktong). (wikipedia.org)
  • The First African Methodist Episcopal Church is the home of the oldest black congregation in L.A. City officials and members of the African American and Korean communities gathered there to mark the 25th anniversary of the riots. (latimes.com)
  • community
  • NAKASEC was founded in 1994 by local community centers to project a national progressive voice and promote the full participation of Korean Americans as a part of a greater goal of building a national movement for social change. (wikipedia.org)
  • This area in the northwest part of the city is characterized by a large number of Korean-owned businesses serving the city's sizeable Korean American community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Boston metropolitan area has an active Korean American community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Korean community was centered in the Bunker Hill area, a community designated as a place where non-Whites were allowed to live, from 1900 to the 1920s. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Korean community developed around this church. (wikipedia.org)
  • Information is based on the 2005-2009 American Community Survey or as specified in each table. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Students in general made up many of the first Koreans in the Boston area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Korean population of the Boston area was, by 1945, made up of higher education students, Christian missionaries and ministers, and government officials. (wikipedia.org)
  • The article also made the point that U.S. consumers happily consume our own beef--refuting an unfounded rumor that circulated in South Korean media and internet commentaries during the peak of anti-U.S. beef protests last summer. (beefmagazine.com)
  • During the Vietnam War, Adams made propaganda broadcasts for Radio Hanoi from their Chinese office, telling black American soldiers not to fight: You are supposedly fighting for the freedom of the Vietnamese, but what kind of freedom do you have at home, sitting in the back of the bus, being barred from restaurants, stores and certain neighborhoods, and being denied the right to vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Martyred, Kim's first novel, is about the Korean War, which would be made into a play, an opera, and a film. (wikipedia.org)
  • Academy
  • In 1884 a Korean student attending Dummer Academy in Byfield, Massachusetts was the first Korean student who was ever enrolled in the USA. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • Many Koreans refer to the area as the "Korean Trade District", since the majority of businesses in the area are Korean. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 1930s the Korean population shifted to an area between Normandie and Vermont Streets in the Jefferson Boulevard area. (wikipedia.org)
  • By percentage, the Korean American population of Bergen County, New Jersey, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, was 6.3% by the 2010 United States Census, the highest of any county in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • This naming follows the integer naming schemes of political events in Korean history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historians commonly refer to the first period of recorded Korean history (53 b.c.-668 a.d.) as the Period of the Three Kingdoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • issues
  • Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues Second Edition, Edited by Pyong Gap Min. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • A letter from to General Lawton Collins from Colonel Albert Hooker demonstrates the issues African American military personnel frequently faced, not only at Fort Lewis, but in other highly segregated parts of the country. (gmu.edu)
  • He is currently working to revitalize the foundation/non-profit Feed to Read by acting as the part-time Executive Director, working with local leaders on primary education and child hunger issues in Central America. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • In 2010, Bergen County, host to the county's highly ranked Academies magnet public high school as well as to North American headquarters operations of South Korean chaebols including Samsung LG Corp, and Hanjin Shipping was home to all of the nation's top ten municipalities by percentage of Korean population and an absolute total of 56,773 Korean Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concentration of Korean Americans in Palisades Park, New Jersey, within Bergen County, was the highest of any municipality in the United States in 2010, at 52% of the population. (wikipedia.org)
  • The list of large cities (population greater than 250,000) with a Korean-American population of at least one percent of the total population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Considering that high sodium intake is a problematic concern for Koreans and KAs, as well as for the general American population, further research is needed to identify the factors related to this concern and to improve this health issue. (utexas.edu)
  • journalists
  • When two American journalists were detained in the North in 2009, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and President Barack Obama publicly urged Pyongyang to release them. (nkeconwatch.com)
  • Communists
  • Lee hopes one of them, Reverend Shin, will confess to betraying his colleagues, which Lee could use to discredit the Communists and arouse the support of the Korean Christians for the war. (wikipedia.org)
  • total
  • Korean media reported earlier this week that since sales resumed a week ago at the discount stores, Lotte Mart had sold a total of 79 metric tons (174,163 pounds) of U.S. beef. (beefmagazine.com)
  • partnerships
  • The project builds on existing English language materials, including the 100-day kit developed by Autism Speaks, and includes partnerships with physicians, early childcare workers, faith leaders and Korean-American parents of young children. (autismspeaks.org)
  • African American
  • Adams' autobiography An American Dream: The Life of an African American Soldier and POW Who Spent Twelve Years in Communist China was posthumously published in 2007 by his daughter Della Adams and Lewis H. Carlson. (wikipedia.org)
  • list
  • This list names the twenty-two United Nations soldiers and POWs (one British and 21 Americans) who declined repatriation to the United Kingdom and United States after the Korean War in favor of remaining in China, and their subsequent fates. (wikipedia.org)
  • China
  • About 4 a.m. on February 24, 1954, a train carrying the 21 American defectors crossed the Yalu River into China. (wikipedia.org)
  • language
  • Bilingual research nurses and other professionals will facilitate these sessions, and each participant will receive a Korean language workbook with examples of medical terminology, prescription and appointment slips, and blood pressure management strategies. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • He learned the language of his new country at school and from Saturday morning cartoon shows, but when it came to American food, he was on his own. (berksmontnews.com)
  • North
  • That June, the two sides agreed that no prisoner who did not wish to be repatriated would be forced to do so (this had long been a sticking point in negotiations, with the Chinese and North Koreans wanting all prisoners returned to their home countries). (wikipedia.org)
  • We submitted to North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun our strong written request to the head of state for the release of Eddie Jun (Yong-su) on humanitarian grounds," Carter wrote. (nkeconwatch.com)
  • Center
  • Forty-nine women completed the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, and revised Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans-II. (unlv.edu)
  • Overall, participants scored 12.56 ( SD = 9.93) on the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale, 5.31 ( SD = 3.01) on the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, and -2.27 ( SD = 1.64) on the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans-II. (unlv.edu)
  • In their paper, Daley and colleagues report that the SNPs in the Korean cell line do indeed match toward the center of the chromosomes, similar to five parthenogenetic mouse cell lines that the team created for comparison. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Society
  • The Korean Society of Boston" (Archive). (wikipedia.org)
  • Believing that it was the duty and responsibility of a business to develop itself for the prosperity of all of society, New traded Yuhan in the stock exchange for the first time in the Korean pharmaceutical industry and started a programme of employee ownership. (wikipedia.org)
  • When he died at the age of 77, he donated all his wealth to the public foundation named the Korean Society and Education Aid Trust Fund. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • For additional content open to the public, check out American Metal Market Magazine . (amm.com)
  • The novel also addresses larger questions about the war and about Korean Christianity, about the juxtaposition between the large-scale suffering of the public during wartime and the individual aspects of faith, hope, confession, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jae-Ra New, Il-han New's first-born daughter, also contributed her entire fortune to a Korean public foundation named the Yuhan Foundation when she died in 1991. (wikipedia.org)