Safety concerns over baby formula in China has led residents to ask family and friends abroad to ship them cans of powdered baby milk. Chinese officials have responded by tightening import regulations, but relatives in New York are undeterred, reports World Journal.
The government crackdown on Chinese adult day care centers for milking the system when it comes to benefits has left Chinese people concerned that these acts will tarnish the perception of the community, reports World Journal.
Many Chinese voters were jarred by yesterday's guilty verdict of Comptroller John Liu's former campaign treasurer Jenny Hou and his fundraiser Oliver Pan, reports Sing Tao Daily, which provides an intimate look into a disillusioned community.
Students from China are attending graduate programs at American business schools in record numbers. But as many ultimately return to China, some question whether the U.S., by welcoming foreign students, is outsourcing more high-skill jobs to other countries.
The spread of bird flu in China has caused some in the local Chinese community to reconsider trips to the region, reports Sing Tao Daily. But health organizations in New York assure there's no reason to panic and provided tips for preventing infections.
Scammers are defrauding elderly Chinese in Sheepshead Bay of money, IDs and other valuables. Local police and community organizations are joining hands to educate the area's seniors about how to protect themselves from such crimes, reports World Journal.
Sing Tao Daily profiles InsideClimate News' Lisa Song, the 26-year-old Boston-based Pulitzer Prize winner whose celebration of the award was cut short by the bombings. A background of immigrating at 6, a science degree at MIT, and working for a small media outlet turned into the winning formula.
This Saturday's BilingualFest will celebrate songs and dances in not just Spanish and Chinese, but also performances that mesh both languages, reports New York Press.
New rules require delivery workers to put on protective gear as safety measures. World Journal reports that deliverymen for Chinese restaurants say the regulations are unnecessary and attribute accidents to other vehicles crossing into bike lanes.