22 Karen refugees to arrive today

South Korea will permit 22 Karen refugees from Myanmar to enter the country today, the first time it has accepted refugees seeking resettlement in...

Republican National Convention Organized by This Korean American Woman

Marcia Lee Kelly, an Orange County native Korean American, is behind the scene of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. As the first woman...

Student-built drone carries aid in remote Nepal

Angel Swing, a social start-up established by a group of college students, succeeded earlier this month in delivering medicine to people in remote areas...

A Poem from an Elementary School Student for Her Mom Who Died from Cancer

A poem written by an elementary school student has been a hot topic in South Korea. The poem was written for her mother who died after...

Chef Owner Judy Han of Eko Eats Speaks about Food Identity

"Restaurant operation is in the manager's hands. I'm the owner, but I stay in the kitchen to secure 'the food identity,'" said Judy Han,...

Avant-garde Canadian pianist Paul Bley dies at 83

NEW YORK - Visionary Canadian-born pianist Paul Bley, a pivotal figure in the avant-garde jazz movement known for his innovative trio and solo recordings,...

Google Doodle Celebrates 13 Female Pioneers Including This Korean Woman

  In honor of International Women's Day designated by UN, Google invited 13 history-making women across the world to today's Google Doodle. The 8-slide long slideshow...
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Deaf Singer Choi Hyung-moon Sings His Heart out

A guy in his 20s is singing a K-pop song. You see his mouth singing, but don’t hear his voice. Instead, you find his...

Korean Students Spread a Message of Hope in Haiti

Starting on July 4 for 1 week, student volunteers conduct relief activities at a Haitian orphanage site, holding a music concert and helping to build schools. The volunteer relief team composed of Korean...

80-Year-Old Korean Immigrant Releases a Romance Novel

An 80-year-old Korean immigrant living in Orange County recently released a romance novel. A resident at Leisure World in Seal Beach, CA, Choi Byung-guk published...

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