The Dr. Koh couple donate $1 million Scholarship Fund

Donating through the Seoul National University Alumni Association in the USA Providing $10,000 in annual scholarships to Korean American students in Michigan [MIAsian.com=Tack-Yong Kim] Dr. Kwang Kook Koh and Dr. Kook Hwa Koh, founders of Chrysan Industries Inc, a global manufacturer of automotive lubricants and specialty chemicals, have established a $1 million scholarship fund to […]

Michigan native Steven Yeun wins Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor

Korean actor who immigrated at age 5 says it’s been his best year yet [MiAsian=Tackyong Kim] Korean-American actor Steven Yeun, 40, of Michigan, won the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Anthology Series or Movie at the 75th Annual Emmy Awards held at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles on Monday (May […]

A Japanese with cancer appeal for ‘dumping’ of Fukushima contaminated water

“There are many residents like me who have been suddenly diagnosed with cancer…we need to stop the discharge of polluted water.” As Japan prepares to begin releasing contaminated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant this summer, a Japanese man who underwent cancer surgery and has been living in exile since the disaster has […]

Korean-American Netflix Star Arden Cho to be Keynote Speaker at McDonald’s First-Ever Education Summit for Asian American Students this Saturday 11/12

Asian Pacific American students today face more hurdles than ever before, with issues like attacks against Asians and the lack of mental well-being resources. To address the evolving needs of APA students, McDonald’s is hosting the first-ever APA Next Summit, a gathering of prominent industry leaders, celebrities and students to discuss topics that are top-of-mind […]

Asian Leadership in Detroit (1) – Sandra Yu Stahl

Chief Procurement Officer to manage purchasing and contracting for the City of Detroit Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced on Aug. 11 the appointment of Sandra Yu Stahl as Chief Executive Officer of the Procurement Department, which will oversee purchasing and contracting for the city government. As head of the General Services Department, Stahl had been […]

TONIGHT: “Who Killed Vincent Chin?” National PBS Broadcast at 10 PM

Academy Award nominated“Who Killed Vincent Chin?”airs tonight on PBS at 10 p.m. ET The newly restored film, documenting Vincent Chin’s brutal murder and the Asian American civil rights movement it inspired, is being broadcast to mark the 40th anniversary of this tragic event. A legacy title from POV’s archives, “Who Killed Vincent Chin?” makes its encore broadcast […]

Are All Asians Rich?…

Are all Asians rich?

“When Indians make $120,000, Koreans make $70,000″ There is a stereotype that Asian Americans are wealthy and highly educated, but it turns out that income and education vary widely depending on the country of origin. According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, the median annual income of Asian Americans in 2019 was […]

LEADING FROM YOUR CULTURAL VALUES

Annual Leadership Summit 2022 by CAPA On Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 9 am to 12:30 pm, Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) will host “2022 CAPA Annual Leadership Summit: Leading From Your Cultural Values” virtually.Click here to view and download the Leadership Summit event flyerCAPA’s mission is to unite Asian Pacific Americans and the community-at-large […]

 Korea-American Women’s Association of the USA Hosted National Convention and Next-Generation Leadership Conference

Korea-American Women's Association Hosted National Convention and Next-Generation Leadership Conference

Korea-American Women’s Association of the USA Hosted National Convention and Next-Generation Leadership Conference The Korean-American Women’s Association of the USA (President Silvia Patton) held the national convention and next-generation conference at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Virginia from April 2nd to 4th. The conference was a success with 160 members and 22 students participated from […]