Post Tagged with: "China"

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Bird Flu’s No Reason Not to Fly, Say Doctors

East Asian, Health, In the News, Transportation April 29, 2013 at 1:13 pm

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.

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Chinese Descend on New York Housing Market

East Asian, Housing March 11, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Chinese buyers are making a splash on the New York real estate market and brokers have caught on to this trend, reports The Brooklyn Ink. The Chinese now rank second when it comes to international buyers in the U.S. housing market.

The Falun Dafa dragon team in Manhattan's Chinatown on Feb. 17, despite being denied by the parade organizers (Photo by Samira Bouaou via The Epoch Times).

Accusations of Foreign Involvement in NY’s Chinese New Year Parade

Culture, East Asian, In the News, Religion February 21, 2013 at 3:50 pm

The Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan last Sunday exposed a transnational rift involving the spiritual group Falun Dafa, which is prosecuted by the Chinese government and has been denied from participating in the parade since 2008, the Epoch Times reports.

Ru-Ling Chang, who put together the materials for the class. (Photo provided by Chang, via World Journal)

NYU to Offer Chinese Classes for Real Estate Brokers

East Asian, Education, Housing, In the News February 8, 2013 at 11:10 am

In response to the increasing presence of Chinese buyers in the New York real estate market, NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies has put together a course offering Chinese language and culture classes to real estate professionals, reports World Journal.

A monk dabs paint on the eyes of the dragon's head at the prow of the boat, awakening the dragon spirit within it.  (Photo by Aidan Gardiner/DNAinfo)

Photo Finish: Waking a Dragon

Culture July 13, 2012 at 6:30 pm

DNAinfo’s Aiden Gardiner photographed and wrote up the opening event to the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Central Park yesterday, in which the spirits of the dragon boats were “awakened.”

Students in the the National Security Language Initiative for Youth show off their work. (Photo courtesy of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth)

Opinion: Chasing the American Dream — to China

Economy, Education, Featured Posts May 22, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Columnist Nancy Bruni argues that today’s young people, including her teenage son, must seek economic opportunities abroad, instead of here in the United States.

Wenqin and Jinxiu Lin posed at Super Five Discount Store ( Photo by Jesse Lent / Brooklyn Media Group)

Immigrant Business Owners Urged to Access City Services

Economy, New York March 13, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Starting a new business can be bewildering for any New Yorker. For immigrants, the process can be even more confusing. To make matters worse, few immigrants take advantage of government programs in place to help new business owners, Home Reporter reported, but some politicians and advocates are trying to change that.

The death of Chinatown?

The death of Chinatown?

Asian, Economy, Immigration, New York December 19, 2011 at 4:20 pm

A firestorm has erupted over the idea that the rise of China could lead to the fall of American Chinatowns.