Post Tagged with: "WeChat"

Live razor fish being promoted on WeChat. (Screen shot via World Journal)

Live Seafood Smuggling on the Rise among Chinese Immigrants

East Asian, Food, Transportation April 29, 2019 at 6:18 pm

World Journal reports on how smuggling live seafood into the U.S. from China has become a lucrative business conducted over WeChat.

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African American Teacher Finds Internet Fame Singing Chinese Songs

African American, Culture, East Asian July 25, 2018 at 9:26 am

An African American music teacher has become a celebrity on Chinese social media platforms for singing in Chinese, World Journal reports.

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Are Police Checking Immigration Status at Sunset Park Subway Station?

East Asian, Immigration, Police February 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm

The NYPD had to quash a recent rumor on WeChat that they were checking the immigration status of Sunset Park residents at a local subway station, World Journal reports.

New Chinese Consul General Wants to ‘Chat’

New Chinese Consul General Wants to ‘Chat’

East Asian, Technology, Video February 20, 2015 at 2:55 pm

The Chinese Consulate in NYC will have a new WeChat social media account to keep Chinese residents and visitors informed, the consul general announced at a New Years celebration, reports SinoVision.

Diners at a restaurant in Beijing. (Photo by kattebelletje, Creative Commons license)

An Immigrant Returns: Feeling Like a Tourist

In the first of three articles for Voices of NY, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing describes her reactions on returning to family and friends in China after several years away.

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Chinese Voters on Long Island Mobilized on WeChat

East Asian, Long Island, Politics November 14, 2014 at 5:17 pm

World Journal looks at how WeChat, a popular social media platform among the Chinese, helped to garner an impressive result on Election Day for little-known candidate Doug Lee.