South Korea to Inject $90 Million to Nurture Gaming and Tech Startups

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Apr 01, 2015

South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s office announced Monday that more than 100 billion won (US $90 million) will be injected to nurture startups in gaming and other tech industries.

$50 Portable Media Player Helps North Koreans Bypass Censorship

 

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Mar 31, 2015

A $50 Chinese-made portable media player is allowing many North Koreans to access and view foreign media despite the government’s tight censorship, signaling a shift in one of the world’s most isolated countries, reports Reuters.

 

Nearly a Decade After Katrina, 81% of Homes are Rebuilt

 

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Staff, Posted: Mar 26, 2015

It has become painfully evident that much more time will be needed for the entire city of New Orleans to recover from the 2005 storm.

 

Experts, Seniors Tell CA Lawmakers 'Hear Us' on Rising Elder Poverty

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Seniors told California lawmakers, “Listen to us” at a hearing on rising poverty among elders, straining their food, income, health and housing.

 

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 12, 2015

The IRS said Wednesday that DACA recipients are not required to have health insurance -- and won't face related tax penalties.

 

Study: Gentrification a 'Real Threat' in Richmond

 

Richmond Pulse, News Report, RP Editors, Posted: Mar 10, 2015

As concerns about affordable housing and gentrification grow in Richmond, a new study finds that it may not be too late to prevent residents from being displaced.

DHS Funding Feud Ends: How It Hurt GOP’s Image with Latinos

 

VOXXI, News Report, Posted: Mar 05, 2015

Republicans in Congress dodged a partial shutdown of DHS when they passed a clean funding bill.

 

Telemarketing Scam Team that Targeted Spanish Speakers Banned by FTC

 

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Mar 03, 2015

The defendants in a scheme that targeted Spanish-speaking consumers have been banned from telemarketing.

President Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill, Invoking Integrity of Review Process

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

President Barack Obama on February 24 vetoed legislation that would have forced the Keystone XL pipeline through by eliminating the need for State Department approval for the project, which crosses the international border with Canada.

West Coast Port Employers Expect Shutdown Due to Congestion

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Feb 11, 2015

Operators of port terminals and shipping lines do not want to lock out the longshoremen, but a move would be inevitable if cargo congestion persists at ports that handle about $1 trillion in trade annually, said Pacific Maritime Association CEO James McKenna.

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