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On Eldridge Street in Chinatown (Manhattan), more than a dozen employment agencies – some with signs only in Chinese – target Chinese residents looking for work. (Photo by Daisy Li via World Journal)

In Chinatown, More Jobs Than Workers

East Asian, Labor October 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Chinatown employment agencies are having a hard time filling jobs, World Journal reports, with even recent immigrants becoming more selective.

Umbrella Revolution in Times Square

Umbrella Revolution in Times Square

East Asian, Government, Manhattan October 3, 2014 at 6:58 pm

On Oct. 1, China’s National Day, supporters of Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” and those in favor of the Chinese government took to Times Square, reports World Journal.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Some Chinatown Restaurants Take a Break in April

Business, East Asian, Food, In the News April 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm

Several Chinatown restaurants are closed this month, because the traditional tomb sweeping holiday, as well as competition from eateries in Queens and Brooklyn, have cut into their banquet business, Sing Tao Daily reports.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Pinched by Rising Pork Prices

Business, East Asian, Food March 20, 2014 at 5:03 pm

Restaurants in Chinatown are trying to hold the line on prices to customers and suffering thinner profits, but rising pork prices may eventually force them to raise prices for their dishes, Sing Tao Daily reports.

(Photo by Orin Hassan, Creative Commons License)

Confronting Mental Health Issues at Stuyvesant

Asian, Best of 2014, Education, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks January 21, 2014 at 9:31 pm

Some students experience depression in the elite school’s high-pressure environment, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Chinatown jewelry store offer discounts. (Photo by World Journal)

Ippies Highlight: New York’s Chinatown Ten Years After 9/11

Culture, Economy April 18, 2012 at 4:04 pm

To showcase the best New York City journalism in languages other than English published last year, Voices of NY is running translations of articles that won Ippies at last week’s gala. This three-part article was published on Sept. 5, 2011 by the World Journal, and it won first place for best investigative/in-depth story.

2012 Ippies Awards: Winners

April 13, 2012 at 2:46 pm

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 ippies journalism awards. This year, a record 46 publications (plus a few freelancers) submitted more than 240 entries for the ten categories in which prizes are given.  This is the tenth anniversary of the awards,Read More

Chinese Americans protest at City Hall in fight for bilingual education

Uncategorized June 10, 2003 at 12:00 am

Nearly 200 people, including city councilmen, educators, community leaders and Seward Park High School teachers and parents, protested in front of City Hall for the preservation of bilingual classes at Seward Park High School and to emphasize that immigrants’ education should not be discriminated against. They held signs that saidRead More

Workers are in class, factories are empty: Owners charge September 11th Fund ESL program hurts Chinatown’s garment industry

Uncategorized March 15, 2003 at 12:00 am

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program set up in Chinatown by the September 11th Fund for workers who lost their jobs after the tragedy stirred an uproar among garment factory owners. The owners complain that the full-time class has attracted too many workers with its offer of aRead More