Source: Sing Tao Daily
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.
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.
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.
In 2009, Kevin Kim lost to Councilman Dan Halloran in a heated campaign fraught with accusations of racism. With Halloran now charged in a bribery scheme, Kim is considering to run again for the seat, reports Sing Tao Daily. But it won't be easy.
This Dec. 26, 2012 story from Sing Tao Daily, about the pros and cons of affirmative action from an Asian American perspective, won first prize in the 2013 Ippies Journalism Awards for best story about an immigrant community.
Sing Tao Daily follows-up on last month's FBI raids of Chinatown law firms. Clients of the firms expressed concerns on whether they would get ensnared into the raids. The article profiles a green card holder whose case is now being re-examined by the court.
The FBI arrest of 26 people in Chinatown, among them attorneys, translators, law firm and church employees, on immigration fraud charges involving false asylum claims didn't surprise many, the Sing Dao Daily reported.