Entries by Jin Kim

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Budget Cuts to Strike Hard Blow to Low-Income Asian Immigrants

By Jin Kim, May 6, 2011 4:30 AM

The state of California is pushing ahead with efforts to cut its budget and this includes support of medical services for the poor. According to the Korea Times, the cuts will strike a serious blow to Asian immigrants.

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Tee Up for Taekwondo Team's Trip to China

By Jin Kim, May 5, 2011 8:57 AM

UC Berkeley martial artists want to go to China, but they need you to tee up first.

The university's martial arts program is hosting a fundraising golf tournament in Brentwood May 15 to support the Cal taekwondo team’s participation in the 2011 Summer Universiade Games in August in Shenzhen China, reports the Korea Times.

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Radiation Fears Prompt Seaweed Sellouts

By Jin Kim, Mar 25, 2011 5:04 PM

Korean markets in the Bay Area are running out of seaweed, reports the Korea Times. That’s because Korean-American consumers are rushing to buy seaweed, kelp and dried laver — all products that contain iodine, which they believe will protect them from possible radiation exposure from Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.