Metro Asian News

First Asian American woman appointed as Recorder's Court Judge in Gwinnett

Lawrenceville, May 24, 2021 – The six-member Gwinnett State Court bench has appointed Norcross attorney Mihae Park to fill the unexpired term of Recorder’s...

Gwinnett officials conduct safety awareness training for AAPI businesses

Lawrenceville, May 22, 2021 - Officials from Gwinnett County's Police Department, Fire & Emergency services, Sheriff's Office and Solicitor General office conducted a half...

South Korea President visits Georgia's SK Innovation construction site

Atlanta, May 23, 2021 - South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited a plant construction site of SK Innovation, the country’s leading battery maker, in...

Gov. Kemp announces Korean auto parts supplier to invest $10 million facility in Braselton

Atlanta, May 20, 2021 – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Duckyang, an electric mobility parts supplier of automotive battery modules and energy storage...

Georgia public universities won’t mandate COVID-19 vaccine

Atlanta, May 14, 2021 — Georgia’s 26 public universities and colleges do not currently plan to require students, faculty or staff to be vaccinated...

Yale student murder suspect with Georgia connection was arrested in Alabama

Montgomery, May 14, 2021 - US Marshals and Montgomery police arrested Qinxuan Pan, a fugitive wanted in the killing of a Yale graduate student...

Gov. Kemp: Georgia to cut jobless benefits to push people to work

Atlanta, May 13, 2021 — Georgia is cutting off federal unemployment programs that provide a $300-a-week boost to people on the jobless rolls, as...

Fulton County prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in Atlanta spa shootings

Atlanta, May 11, 2021 — A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area...

Georgia scraps citizens arrest law after killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Atlanta, May 11, 2021 - The state of Georgia yesterday repealed its citizen's arrest law, in a move prompted by the shooting death of...

Georgia Senate Resolution presented to Lani Wong, chairwoman of NACA for her pandemic work

Atlanta, May 8, 2021 - Georgia Senator Sheikh Rahman and Senator Michelle Au co-sponsored a Senate resolution to recognize Lani Wong, chairwoman of National...