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Incoming Asian companies to boost Detroit’s Economy – Is Detroit Ready?

Business News 01/23/2016 0 Comments

[Detroit=The Michigan Korean Weekly] Aaron Foley = The momentum around Detroit’s slow-but-steady comeback has attracted throngs of new residents to the city’s downtown core and reinvestment from several firms. But while big real estate deals and large-scale moves grab headlines, smaller business owners are still taking a wait-and-see approach, particularly minority-owned firms. Across Metro Detroit, suppliers, logistics firms, engineering offices,…

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2016 APAMSA Conference

Events 01/23/2016 0 Comments

Disparities Facing Asian Americans in the Healthcare System JANUARY 23, 2016 @ 2 PM TAUBMAN HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY, ANN ARBOR, MI Asians comprise 5% of the population in the United States but experience certain health disparities more than non-Hispanic whites and African Americans. For example, according to a 2010 study, only 8.6% of Asian Americans sought any type of mental…

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McDONALD’S USA INTRODUCES NEW VALUE MENU, GIVES CUSTOMERS MORE FLEXIBILITY

New Products 01/21/2016 0 Comments

McDonald’s is introducing a new value menu promotion that allows customers the choice of mixing and matching value menu items to make a personalized combination meal. Named McPick 2 for $2, this menu gives customers the option to mix and match two value items for $2. The McPick 2 for $2 Menu will be available from Jan. 4 through Feb.…

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Why Asian Americans don’t vote Republican

Cultural Awareness 01/21/2016 0 Comments

A voter drops off her election ballot at a drop box in Oregon. Richard Clement/REUTERS   During the recent No Labels-hosted Problem Solver Convention in New Hampshire, things got a little uncomfortable. When Joseph Choe, an Asian-American college student, stood up to ask a question about South Korea, Donald Trump cut him off and wondered aloud: “Are you from South…

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Nissan TITAN Warrior Concept and Nissan IDS Concept featured at 2016 North American International Auto Show

New Products 01/21/2016 0 Comments

Extreme pickup concept bows on heels of all-new 2016 TITAN® XD’s December launch Created by Nissan Design America in La Jolla, California, TITAN Warrior Concept offers aggressive adventure-ready design and commercial-duty chassis with modified off-road suspension Nissan IDS Concept makes North American debut, showcasing practical, real-world applications of autonomous drive technology Record 2015 Nissan business results, including 7.1 percent sales…

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POSCO TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2016 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Business News Michigan Life 01/21/2016 0 Comments

  – Highlighting the company’s extensive new portfolio of advanced steels – Introducing POSCO’s “Solution Marketing” approach to customer partnerships POSCO will exhibit its collection of new steels that satisfy automaker’s growing needs for lightweighting and safety at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), which will be held from January 11 through 24 in Detroit, Michigan. This will be the global steel-maker’s first presence at…

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Free Health Fair for Asian Americans in Michigan

Events 01/21/2016 1 Comments

Welcome to the Asian American Health Fair presented by the United Asian American Medical Student Association (UAAMSA) at the University of Michigan Medical School! UAAMSA is a student organization dedicated to supporting the healthcare and community needs of Asian American patients in the greater southeast Michigan area while creating opportunities for UM medical students and physicians to build a stronger community and…

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Dayton to Pyongyang: On the frontlines of U.S. Diplomacy

Events 01/21/2016 0 Comments

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill WHEN: Monday, January 25, 2016 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm LOCATION:  Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium 735 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 This event is made possible through the generous support of the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, the Nam Center for Korean Studies, and the Josh Rosenthal Education Fund. Free and open to the…

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Korean Cinema NOW | Tazza: The Hidden Card

Events Michigan Life 01/21/2016 0 Comments

Host Department: Nam Center for Korean Studies Date: 02/06/2016 Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM Location: Michigan Theater 603 East Liberty Street Ann Arbor , MI Description: 2014  |  147 minutes  |  Directed by Kang Hyoung-chul Stakes are high in this sequel starring Choi Seung-hyun, better known as Big Bang’s T.O.P., as a Go-Stop (hwatu) playing tajja (professional gambler). Based on the…

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Korean Cinema NOW | How to Steal a Dog in Ann Arbor, MI

Events 01/21/2016 0 Comments

Host Department: Nam Center for Korean Studies Date: 01/30/2016 Time: 2:00PM – 4:00PM Location: Michigan Theater 603 East Liberty Street Ann Arbor , MI Description: 2014  |  109 minutes  |  Directed by Kim Sung-ho Based on the novel How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O’Connell, this award-winning family film is a modern-time fairy tale glowing with wits, reality, and…

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