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Victims have the lending contracts but no way of getting the money back from the con artist. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese in Brooklyn Lost $2M in a Loan Scam

Brooklyn, Crime, East Asian June 24, 2016 at 8:51 am

Participants of a biao hui, a type of lending circle popular among Fujianese immigrants, say the organizer has stolen close to $2 million of their money and disappeared after behaving strangely, reports Sing Tao Daily.

The March 28 forum was held at the New York City Bar Association. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Liang Case Triggers a Conversation Between Two Communities 

African American, East Asian, New York, Police March 29, 2016 at 6:37 pm

A forum on March 28 brought together leaders from the Asian and African American communities to discuss differences and ways toward understanding and collaboration in the wake of Peter Liang’s manslaughter conviction for the killing of Akai Gurley. Sing Tao Daily reported on the event.

City Council member Margaret Chin (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Margaret Chin Copes with Controversy after Liang Conviction

East Asian, Government, Police February 19, 2016 at 4:58 pm

In an exclusive, and emotional, interview with Sing Tao Daily, City Council member Margaret Chin speaks about the conviction of Peter Liang. She had been one of the few in the Chinese community who called for an indictment of the officer over the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese to Protest in 30 Cities in Support of Peter Liang

East Asian, New York, Police February 17, 2016 at 8:51 pm

World Journal and Sing Tao Daily report on petitions, fundraisers and rallies organized by Chinese communities across the country in response to the conviction of NYPD officer Peter Liang.

Peter Liang (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

‘Shock’ in Chinese Community over Liang Conviction

African American, Brooklyn, East Asian, Police February 12, 2016 at 5:12 pm

The conviction of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in the death of Akai Gurley brought a swift reaction from the Chinese community, as reported in separate stories in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.

Sheldon Silver attending the 43rd anniversary of the Open Door senior center. The third from the left in the back row is Pauline Ng (Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Sheldon Silver Still Supported in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Politics December 1, 2015 at 10:32 pm

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.

Jean Lau Chin, founder of the New York Chinatown Oral History Project, speaking at the Museum of Chinese in America (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing for Voices of NY)

Second Generation Chinese Share Stories of ‘Jook Sing’

East Asian, Immigration, New York November 6, 2015 at 11:51 am

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.

Doris Yao distributing free dumplings (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

A Food Vendor Protests the City’s Permit Cap

Business, East Asian, Food October 14, 2015 at 2:22 pm

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.

Fifty Years Later, a Norwegian Finds a Different Sunset Park

 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.

Fifty Years Later, a Norwegian Finds a Different Sunset Park

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.

Asians React to Jeb Bush’s ‘Anchor Babies’ Remarks

Asians React to Jeb Bush’s ‘Anchor Babies’ Remarks

East Asian, New York September 1, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Members of the Chinese and Korean communities reacted swiftly to Jeb Bush’s “anchor babies” remarks, stories in Sing Tao Daily and The Korea Times report.

Gigi Li with her supporters at a fundraising event in Chinatown. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Gigi Li Off the Ballot for District Leader

Government, Manhattan August 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm

CB 3 chair Gigi Li will not go on the ballot for district leader against incumbent Jenifer Rajkumar, and Sing Tao Daily examines some of the reaction to the news.

Workers cheering the decision by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's wage board to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers to $15 an hour. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Community Assesses Minimum Wage Hike

Business, East Asian, Labor July 24, 2015 at 2:11 pm

Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Brooklyn DA on a Special Prosecutor, Peter Liang, and More

Brooklyn DA on a Special Prosecutor, Peter Liang, and More

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson spoke on a number of topics at a briefing for community and ethnic media held at the CUNY J-School.

Smuggled cigarettes displayed in a picture on WeChat posted by a vendor. (Courtesy photo sent to World Journal)

Market Booms for Smuggled Cigarettes in Chinese Community

Business, East Asian, New York June 15, 2015 at 5:14 pm

The black market for smuggled cigarettes in the Chinese community provides not just cheaper options but also flavors from home not found in the U.S., reports World Journal.

A former employee of Broadview Tours shows several bad checks from the travel agency to Eddie Chiu, the president of the Lin Sing Association.

Bad Checks, Phony Reservations from Chinatown Travel Agency

Crime, East Asian, Transportation June 3, 2015 at 8:14 pm

Hundreds of people who made reservations through a shuttered Chinatown travel agency are trying to get their money back. Their losses are estimated to total more than $1 million, reports Sing Tao Daily.