Chinese community leaders talk about the upcoming special election to replace Sheldon Silver for the remainder of his term which expires at the end of the year, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Sing Tao Daily profiles three friends who have started a campaign to help provide homeless people and their pets with warm accessories for the winter, while also documenting some of their stories.
In a series of articles, Sing Tao Daily writes about the new hotel going up at 50 Bowery, and how the Chu family has sustained its dream for this property across generations, as a way of giving back to Chinatown.
Sing Tao Daily traces how copies of a bilingual magazine, produced in Chinese and English by members of the 407th Air Service Squadron more than seven decades ago, returned to its editor, Chinese-American veteran K. Leung Woo, now 96.
The corruption case against Asian police officers only serves to remind community members in Flushing and elsewhere that there are too few Asian officers on the force, Sing Tao Daily reports.
The NYPD smashed automated mahjong tables at the Fujianese Seniors Association, apparently suspecting illegal gambling was taking place. The president of the organization says that was not the case, and a lawyer for the seniors says he will investigate and may file a suit against the NYPD over the raid and destruction of property, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Residents of Chinatown expressed support for Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, convicted on seven counts of corruption on Nov. 30, and mused about the possibility of a Chinese candidate being elected to fill his seat, according to reports in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.
A Chinese community leader has donated much of his collection of historical photos and documents, which include a letter from one of the first human rights activists of Chinese descent, to sites in Manhattan in an effort to encourage the public to learn about Chinese-American history, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The Taoism-inspired artwork of artist Jon Tsoi, currently on display at WhiteBox, involves slashed canvases, tangled ropes and splashed paint, all created while blindfolded, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Members of “jook sing,” the second generation Cantonese who were born or grew up in New York’s Chinatown, took a trip down memory lane as they listened to stories and shared their own with the founder of the Chinatown Oral History Project, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Swept up in a new wave of police enforcement against costumed characters and painted topless women in Times Square, Chinese street artists are protesting against stepped-up NYPD ticketing, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Chinese pianist Lang Lang visited PS 13 in Brooklyn, Sing Tao daily reports, as part of his foundation’s mission to educate and inspire a new generation of music lovers and performers.
A Taiwanese food vendor focused attention on the problem with the city’s caps on street vendor licenses by distributing dumplings for free in front of City Hall, Sing Tao Daily reports.
A new lending circle comes to Flushing, with the blessing of local organizations and politicians, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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.