Post Tagged with: "World Journal"

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Japanese Dollar Store Triggers New Round of Competition in Flushing

Business, Queens March 12, 2019 at 5:20 pm

Chinese owners of 99-cent stores react to the opening of Daiso, a famous Japanese dollar store, in Flushing, reports World Journal.

Chinese Newspapers Wage ‘Old-Fashioned Media War’

Chinese Newspapers Wage ‘Old-Fashioned Media War’

East Asian, Featured Posts, Media, Video, Voices' Picks January 24, 2014 at 5:29 pm

Representatives of four competing Chinese-American newspapers discussed the relative strengths of their publications.

Richard Hsueh in the Manhattan offices of ICN, the company that recently merged with Chinese American Voice. (Photo by Susan Lee, via Open City)

Pioneer Chinese Station Still Giving Community a ‘Voice’

East Asian, In the News, Media, Queens January 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm

More than 25 years after its founding by Taiwanese immigrant Richard Hsueh, Chinese American Voice still tells immigrant listeners what’s happening in their new home and the one they’ve left behind, Open City reports.

(Photo by Eric Yao, Creative Commons license)

What’s in a Chinese Name? For Politicians, Plenty

Savvy city politicians enlist help to choose elegant Chinese names.

Assessing the Impact of Immigrant Voters

Assessing the Impact of Immigrant Voters

A conference at CUNY’s School of Journalism explored the role of immigrant voters in the 2013 elections.

Former workers at Babi Nail Salons earned a small victory when a jury decided that their employer was guilty of labor violations. (Photo by  Ross Barkan/Queens Tribune)

The Real Price of That Bargain Mani-Pedi

Business, Labor April 18, 2012 at 6:05 pm

A cheap manicure and pedicure is considered an entitlement of city life by many New Yorkers. But trouble has been brewing in the city’s nail salon industry, where workers say they’re underpaid, abused and exploited.

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.

Sing Tao is one of several Chinese publications that are covering Comptroller John Liu's campaign scandal. (Photo by Amal Chen/The Epoch Times)

Liu’s Campaign Troubles Expose Rift in Asian-American Press

East Asian, Politics March 8, 2012 at 6:11 pm

In the Chinese-American media, a sharp divide has emerged on how to view the campaign finance troubles of City Comptroller John Liu. While most of the Chinese media portrays Liu as the victim of discrimination, at least one publication has decried that view, accusing the other papers of being pawns of the Chinese Communist Party.

Jacob Ma, founder of the World Journal

Founder of Chinese newspaper dies

East Asian, Manhattan October 28, 2011 at 4:49 pm

Jacob Ma, who founded the World Journal in New York’s Chinatown in 1976 and nurtured it to become one of the most-read Chinese-language newspapers in America, with a nationwide audience, passed away at the age of 88.