(코리아타운뉴스) Korean Banks’ Net Profit and Assets Increase [LA중앙일보] 05.03.17 16:00
The U.S.-based Korean banks have once again started the year brightly. The nine Korean banks headquartered in Southern California were able to increase their assets, deposits and loans in the current year’s first quarter.◇Net profitThe combined net p
(코리아타운뉴스) Jackpot for Welfare Beneficiaries…SSI to Reduce or Stop [LA중앙일보] 05.03.17 15:58
Sung-yoon Nah, an 83-year-old L.A. resident, lives off of government-funded support. One of his hobbies is gambling at a local casino with friends. He currently collects slightly over $900 a month via Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Sec
(코리아타운뉴스) Korean Presidential Candidates interview (4)Bareun Party's Seung-min Yoo [LA중앙일보] 04.26.17 17:05
“The 7 million overseas Koreans are an asset I’ll support them in various departments including legal services, education and welfare”-How would you like to be known to the U.S.-based voters?▶For a long t...
(코리아타운뉴스) Korean Presidential Candidate Interview(2) People Party's Cheol-soo Ahn [LA중앙일보] 04.24.17 17:01
“ I respect overseas Koreans who chose challenge and will provide effective and faster services ”-How would you like to be known to Korean citizens in the United States?▶ I’d like to be remembered as an inno...
(코리아타운뉴스) Korean Presidential Candidate Interview(1) The Minjoo Party’s Jae-in Moon [LA중앙일보] 04.24.17 16:57
The presidential election in South Korea is set to take place on May 9. With less than 20 days to go, candidates have started their respective campaigns. South Korean citizens based abroad can cast their bal...
(코리아타운뉴스) Korean Presidential Candidate Interview(3) Liberty Korea Party’s Jun-pyo Hong [LA중앙일보] 04.24.17 16:40
Expansion of dual citizenship to be consideredSetting up a town for returning overseas KoreansAims to be the president of security and working class-How do you want to be remembered by the U.S.-based voters?...
(코리아타운뉴스) Office Vacancies Decrease, Shooting Up Rent Cost [LA중앙일보] 04.19.17 17:41
Although office vacancies across Los Angeles have increased, exactly the opposite has taken place in Koreatown. That has also increased the monthly rent for tenants.In the first quarter of this year, office vacancies in the L.A. County has slightly i
(코리아타운뉴스) Illegal Cosmetic Surgery Largely Increasing [LA중앙일보] 04.19.17 17:39
Korean-Americans are increasingly more exposed to illegal medical treatment performed by unlicensed surgeons across Southern California.Several cases of illegal cosmetic surgery procedures, including lifting, Botox injections and other acupuncture te
(코리아타운뉴스) Racist Airbnb Host Apologizes [LA중앙일보] 04.19.17 17:28
Tami Barker, the beleaguered Airbnb host who denied an already-reserved services to a Korean-American customer for being “Asian” has issued an official apology. Dyne Suh, 23, initially made a booking for a cabin around Big Bear Lake to spend the Pres
(코리아타운뉴스) 175 Korean-American Suicides a Year [LA중앙일보] 04.19.17 17:05
Approximately 3.7 out of every 100 suicides in the United States are Korean-Americans, marking the highest number among all ethnicities, according to 2015 statistics. About 90 percent of Korean-American suicides are the ones who were born in Korea. T
(코리아타운뉴스) Korean banks’ assets at $27.7 billion [LA중앙일보] 04.17.17 17:59
Banks headquartered in Koreatown are essentially the blood vessels of the Korean-American economy. They are largely the most notable contributors to the growth of Koreatown’s economy, making themselves the yardstick of where Korean-Americans stand in
(코리아타운뉴스) A Korean-American Pastor Sued American Airlines worth $ 6 million [LA중앙일보] 04.17.17 17:42
A 75-year-old Korean-American pastor has sued American Airlines for a lawsuit worth up to $6 million, alleging that the airline “prioritized white passengers.”TMZ first broke the news on April 13 after Benny Shin demanded American Airlines for a comp
(코리아타운뉴스) Rise of Old Drivers Increasing Car Accidents [LA중앙일보] 04.13.17 16:01
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that 4,377 drivers aged 70 or older have died in 2015 in a crash. That is a 16 percent increase from 1975. The IIHS reported that accidents caused by those aged between 70 and 74 increased r
(코리아타운뉴스) Crash in Parking Lot Kills 2 [LA중앙일보] 04.13.17 15:58
An 85-year-old SUV driver backed into a crowd, killing two and causing injury to four, inside of a church parking lot in Chino.The accident occurred around 7:05 p.m. at the parking lot of the East Sarang Community Church in the 5500 Schaefer Avenue,
(코리아타운뉴스) “Chairman Wanted” [LA중앙일보] 04.13.17 15:46
The concern is growing larger by the day at the Los Angeles Korean Chamber of Commerce. No candidate has expressed an interest in running for its 41st chairman position to replace Eun Lee.Normally, the organization had a clear idea on who is tipped t