By Sen. Paull Shin For Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: Sen. Paull Shin issued the following statement on his vote on Senate Bill 6239 to allow same-sex marriage. I want to thank you for your understanding during these past weeks as I considered my vote on Senate Bill 6239 concerning marriage equality. My office has […]
By Foster Klug The Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s young new leader gets rock star treatment when he visits his troops — just as his father did. But while the late Kim Jong Il mostly stayed aloof in dark shades, his son holds hands and hugs his soldiers. Kim Jong Un […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the early 1990s, when North Korea opened its borders a tiny bit to Americans, Seong Suk Kim, also known as Joan, sought the opportunity to visit her siblings — two brothers — and their children, Kim’s nieces and nephews, whom she had never met. During the Korean War, […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly The American political left is often portrayed as being minority friendly, an advocate of social programs, and staunch supporter of minority communities. The American right, on the other hand, is normally seen as predominantly white, wealthy, and focused on equality through a government that does not have programs that […]
South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it has accepted a U.S. proposal to discuss recovering remains of American troops killed during the Korean War, another sign of easing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang …
Released to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Battle of P’ohang-dong in the Korean War, this historical re-creation of those conditions satisfies on all the levels of the classic war movie.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A photo of a 12-year-old North Korean boy on Sam Han’s laptop computer pulls the dying man a half-century back in time
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of Korean family members separated for more than half a century by the Korean War embraced each other in tearful reunions
Frances Youn is a second-generation Korean American, a daughter, a student, and now, a student regent.