Korean-Nigerian Model Han Hyun-min Breaks the Race and Age Barriers

People who see him at first mistake him as a foreign model working in Korea. But Han Hyun-min, as his name suggests, is Korean....

Meet the New Yorker Behind Tokki, a Small-Batch Soju Made the Traditional Way

"The liquor contained in a green bottle didn't impress me at all. But when I took a sip of distilled soju handcrafted traditionally, I...

K-Smile Campaign spreads good will

Hong Young-shin’s main job working for the Korea Railroad Corporation is to manage Wonju Station in Gangwon, but around here, she also is known...

Weil Cornell Med Appoints Korean-American as Dean

  A Korean-American has become the first dean of an Ivy League’s medical school. Weill Cornell Medicine named Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, a physician and scientist...

“Efforts Don’t Betray You. Do What You Love!”

Augustine M.K. Choi, 57, was recently appointed as the dean of Weill Cornell Medicine. He is the first Korean-American to become the permanent dean...

“Why Should Cancer Be Fearsome and Unfortunate?”

New York City painter Sun-sook Kim, 38, recently opened an exhibit to display her artwork that chronicles her full recovery from breast cancer. It was...

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...

What the doctor should have said

The mother of a daughter with Down Syndrome addresses the doctor who recommended an abortion. "The quality of life would be lower with a child...

Korean Entrepreneur Couple Donated $100K for the Homeless

  A Korean-American entrepreneur couple who runs an apparel wholesales business, JJ Apparel (Naked Zebra), donated $100,000 to the Village of Hope, a homeless shelter...

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,...
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