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Phil Gim points out Ron Kim's attendance at the June press conference. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Flushing Candidates Spar Over HS Test Issue

East Asian, Education, Politics, Queens October 10, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Legislative proposals to reform the Specialized High School Admissions Test have generated contention between incumbent Ron Kim (D) and challenger Phil Gim (R), who are vying for the State Assembly seat in Flushing, according to articles from Sing Tao Daily.

Community and ethnic media outlets have been split on how to portray City Comptroller John Liu's campaign troubles. (Photo by Mohsin Zaheer/Feet in Two Worlds)

Even in Chinese Press, Probe Into John Liu’s Campaign Finances Called a ‘Scandal’

East Asian, Politics April 2, 2012 at 5:36 pm

After months of avoiding the use of the word “scandal” to describe City Comptroller John Liu’s campaign troubles, Rong Xiaoqing of the Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily tells Feet in Two Worlds why her publication decided to start using the word.

Sing Tao is one of several Chinese publications that are covering Comptroller John Liu's campaign scandal. (Photo by Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Liu’s Campaign Troubles Expose Rift in Asian-American Press

East Asian, Politics March 8, 2012 at 6:11 pm

In the Chinese-American media, a sharp divide has emerged on how to view the campaign finance troubles of City Comptroller John Liu. While most of the Chinese media portrays Liu as the victim of discrimination, at least one publication has decried that view, accusing the other papers of being pawns of the Chinese Communist Party.

Some of the Puerto Rican figures who will be honored at the NPRDP, next to Carmen Maldonado, mayor of the town of Morovis. (Photo via El Diario)

Puerto Rican Parade to Honor Post-María Rebuilding Efforts

New York, Puerto Rican May 1, 2018 at 5:21 pm

The 61st National Puerto Rican Day Parade In New York will honor recovery efforts after Hurricane María, as well as such personalities as Lucecita Benítez, Danny Rivera, Jorge Posada and Carlos Beltrán, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

St. Frances de Chantal in Borough Park (Photo by Anna Arciszewska via Nowy Dziennik)

Polish-American Churches and Their Communities

Brooklyn, Eastern European, Metro Area, New York, Queens, Religion March 24, 2016 at 2:18 pm

Polish churches in the tri-state area have seen the number of parishioners shrink, but they remain a lively part of their communities, reports Nowy Dziennik.

C&P Car Wash employees held a vigil last night to remember “The Bull” and to demand an investigation on his death. (Photo via El Diario)

Death of Carwasher Puts Industry on the Spot Again

Bronx, Health, Labor, Latino February 12, 2016 at 12:19 pm

The sudden death on the job of a Bronx car washer prompted a demand by workers, unions and activists to investigate the chemicals used in the car washing industry, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by David Cruz for Voices of NY)

Walking Webster Avenue, Still Under Construction

Local officials revisit the redevelopment of Webster Avenue in the Bronx after rezoning has failed to garner the commercial interest promoters desired.

Churchgoers hold up the letter sent to them by the Roman Curia stating that they would come to a final resolution in September. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Bronx Congregation Stands Up Against Church Closing

Bronx, Latino, Religion August 3, 2015 at 6:02 pm

St. Roch parishioners are fighting to keep the church open until the Vatican makes a decision on their appeal, El Diario reports.

José Antonio Castellanos-Pazos (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

Portuguese Gains Popularity at Universities

The language is one of only four languages for which enrollment has been growing at the university level.

The New York Quechua Initiative celebrates an endangered tongue. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Preserving the Language of the Andes in NY

Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Voices' Picks March 10, 2014 at 5:12 pm

The New York Quechua Initiative is one of a handful of groups celebrating and promoting endangered languages.

Minority-owned businesses such as Si Se Puede!, a cleaning co-op in Sunset Park, could benefit from government contracts.

Service: Registration Key for Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Economy, Politics February 27, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Black and Brown News posted a useful piece of service journalism laying out opportunities available through New York City programs designed to award lucrative government contracts to women- and minority-owned businesses.