Search Results for "Chen Zhang" : 24

Chinese railroad workers (Photo courtesy of MOCA via World Journal)

MOCA Program Highlights Chinese Railroad Workers

East Asian, History, Manhattan April 17, 2019 at 5:34 pm

To mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Museum of Chinese in America is organizing a 15,000-mile run with 1,500 runners and gathering 150 immigrant stories, reports World Journal.

Peter Koo, third from left speaking into mic, and other attendees at the rally June 5 protesting Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal regarding specialized high schools (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Specialized High School Reform Proposal Triggers Outcry

Asian, East Asian, Education, Manhattan, New York June 6, 2018 at 4:54 pm

At a protest by City Hall, Asian students, parents and community leaders described why they oppose Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reform the admissions process for specialized high schools, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Shiyu Lu (left) (Provided to World Journal by Lu)

New Film Inspired by Brooklyn Murder of a Chinese Family

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian November 21, 2017 at 3:46 pm

World Journal speaks to Shiyu “Rhyme” Lu, the director of “Gold Fortune,” a short film based on the case of Mingdong Chen, who murdered his relatives in Sunset Park in 2013.

A festival volunteer poses with a figure of Taiwan’s Third Prince, known as Nezha (哪吒).

Bubble Tea Fest Celebrates Taiwan’s Food and Culture

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Food, Manhattan September 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

New York’s first Bubble Tea Festival promoted food, culture and more from Taiwan.

With quite a few live poultry shops, like this one in Flushing, already established in Chinese neighborhoods, some in the food industry wonder if chicken from China can find a customer base in the U.S. (Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Chinese May Shun Chicken Imported from China

Business, East Asian, Food, New York July 27, 2017 at 2:42 pm

The first shipment of cooked chicken from China, following a new trade deal with the U.S., arrived in early July. World Journal finds that Chinese in New York hesitate to buy the meat.

The building at 58 East Broadway which will house Winnie's on the second floor. (Photo via World Journal)

Winnie’s Bar to Make a Comeback in Chinatown

East Asian, Food, Manhattan March 7, 2017 at 4:28 pm

Winnie’s Bar is slated to make a comeback in a second-floor location in Chinatown, World Journal reports.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Fifteen Shops Affected in Flushing Fire

Business, East Asian, Queens January 31, 2017 at 11:29 am

Businesses in Flushing are still reeling from a four-alarm fire in Flushing on Jan. 25 – the second in six months, reports Sing Tao Daily.

(Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Chinese in Queens Say Police Issued Unfair Speeding Tickets

Business, New York, Police, Queens, Transportation November 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Some Chinese allege that officers have issued traffic tickets with a speed far exceeding the actual number. This comes amid a recent jump in the number of tickets issued by police, which has in turn led to the growth of businesses helping Chinese drivers fight tickets, reports World Journal.

(Photo by Sinchen.Lin, Creative Commons license)

Chinese Trump Supporters Thank WeChat

East Asian, Elections 2016, Technology November 11, 2016 at 5:18 pm

WeChat, the messaging and social media tool, was mobilized by Chinese users to promote support of Donald Trump, World Journal reports.

(Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Remembering Tiananmen Square at Times Square

East Asian, History, Manhattan June 8, 2016 at 1:14 pm

Pro-democracy Chinese groups and supporters marked the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square bloodshed at a Times Square demonstration, reports World Journal. Artist Weiming Chen was among those who received an award at the rally.

The remains of a part of a once thriving Chinatown in Newark. (Photo by Zheshu Xie  via World Journal)

Eying Investment from China, Newark to Revitalize Its Chinatown

Business, East Asian, Metro Area March 21, 2016 at 4:41 pm

In an effort to attract residents and investors from China, officials in Newark, New Jersey, look to revive the city’s Chinatown. World Journal takes a look at the once bustling neighborhood, which flourished in the 1920s.

Yue Wu (Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Ping Pong Player Heading to Olympics from New York

East Asian, Immigration, New York, Sports December 29, 2015 at 11:26 am

Yue Wu, a ping pong player from China who settled in NY, became a US citizen and will be going to the Olympics, discusses the challenges she has faced with World Journal.

Fifty Years Later, a Norwegian Finds a Different Sunset Park

 A Norwegian American who grew up in Sunset Park returns to find many  changes, and the area is due for still more modernization as a hub of New York's Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily writes about the neighborhood in three articles.

Fifty Years Later, a Norwegian Finds a Different Sunset Park

A Norwegian American who grew up in Sunset Park returns to find many changes, and the area is due for still more modernization as a hub of New York’s Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily writes about the neighborhood in three articles.

Fried peony puffs (Photo by Jane Zhang via Sing Tao Daily)

Dim Sum Chef is Busy for the Lunar New Year

East Asian, Food, Traditions February 17, 2015 at 1:35 pm

A top dim sum chef demonstrates the care with which fried “peony blossoms” and other Chinese specialties are prepared for the Lunar New Year, which begins Feb. 19. Read the story from Sing Tao Daily.

The space under the foot of Manhattan Bridge is slated to be transformed into Forsyth Street Plaza. (Photo by Chen Chen via The China Journal)

A ‘Mini High Line’ for Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan November 14, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Construction begins next year to create Forsyth Street Plaza in Chinatown in an area now frequented by the homeless, The China Press reports.