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Elderly Korean Americans stand up to church closure by mega-denomination

For more than two years, elderly Korean-American church members have been battling a mega-denomination. It was like banging head against the wall. Kisup Park (87)...

LAPD Captain Ponce hailed as hero for arresting suspect who assaulted senior

Captain Aaron Ponce of the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Olympic Community Police Station, which is responsible for the security of LA Koreatown, has...

Converging Taekwondo with K-pop, K-tigers set for NBC audition program

"We will share Korea's cultural competence through taekwondo performances." The K-Tigers Taekwondo Performance Team, which combines K-pop with taekwondo to create a cultural performance, is...

Korean citizenship law traps Korean-American youth, hinders U.S. Naval Academy entry

A second-generation Korean American with dual citizenship was recently accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy but is struggling to renounce Korean citizenship after he...

$20/hr minimum wage triggers job cuts through layoffs, automation, closures

California's $20 minimum wage for fast-food workers went into effect on April 1, leading to a wave of closures and layoffs. The policy, which...

From beans to breakthroughs: How coffee empowers the disabled and homeless

A group of Korean Americans is creating a new life for the underprivileged through making a cup of coffee. The baristas at Seesaw Beans and...

Korean-American homeless man in his 30s found dead in tent on street

A Korean-American homeless man in his 30s was found dead in a tent on the street. Peter Choi, 34, was discovered deceased in a tent...

K-pop studies becomes LAUSD’s official course, four schools to adopt pilot

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has adopted K-pop as an official subject. According to the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles, four...

Part 1 of ‘All Rise’ podcast to learn how to respond to hate crimes

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG9MxKQgxjU&t=9s The Korea Daily, in collaboration with a specialized law firm, is launching the "All Rise" podcast, which provides legal advice on how to respond...

Former Cornell Medicine Dean under criticism for alleged research manipulation

Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the first Korean-American to serve as dean of an Ivy League medical school, is embroiled in a controversy over allegations...