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Young Kim Certain to Become 1st Korean-American Woman Elected to U.S. Congress

Young Kim Certain to Become 1st Korean-American Woman Elected to U.S. Congress

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Young Kim appeared certain to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, becoming the first Korean-American woman to serve in Congress. The 56-year-old Republican garnered 51.3 percent of the vote against 48.7 percent by Democrat Gil Cisneros in California’s 39th district, according to separate tallies [...]

Korean American Students Move Major US Educational Publisher

Korean American Students Move Major US Educational Publisher

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Inspired by Korean American students’ efforts, one of the major American education publishers McGraw-Hill says it will consider adding more Korean culture and history to social studies textbooks used in in both primary and secondary education. In a letter from McGraw-Hill released by U.S.-based Korean interest group Echo-Korea, the publisher [...]

Korean-Americans behind Trump’s Election

Korean-Americans behind Trump’s Election

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Some Korean-Americans supported Donald Trump’s surprise election as U.S. president and are expected to be given roles in the incoming government.  Most representative of them are Lisa Shin, an eye doctor living in New Mexico; Michelle Park Steel, vice chair of California’s Orange County Board of Supervisors; RNC Asian [...]

New York City Makes Efforts to Teach Korean-American Children Their Mother Tongue

New York City Makes Efforts to Teach Korean-American Children Their Mother Tongue

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A campaign promoting the instruction of Korean to Korean-American children has been launched in New York. New York City launched its ‘Talk to Your Baby’ program at the Flushing Library in cooperation with the Korean Consulate General in New York. The program is targeting Korean communities in the area. The [...]

Korean-American MLB Executive Hoping to See Big League Games in S. Korea

Korean-American MLB Executive Hoping to See Big League Games in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea has been one of the more successful countries in the young history of the World Baseball Classic (WBC), an international tournament jointly operated by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). South Korea reached the semifinals in the inaugural edition in 2006 [...]

Author Invites Readers to Listen to ‘A Multicultural Song that I Sing Alone’

Author Invites Readers to Listen to ‘A Multicultural Song that I Sing Alone’

South Pasadena, CA, March 01, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – As a foreigner living in the land of Uncle Sam, author Bo Kyung Kim realized that as time passes, by her Korean culture is slowly meshing with that of the US culture. As she seeks to use her studies, her dance, and her songs, she invites readers [...]