Search Results for "Xiaoqing Rong" : 40

Street artist (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Open City)

From China to the US – The Story of a Chinese Name

East Asian, Immigration, New York June 7, 2016 at 6:20 pm

In a piece for Open City, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing traces the lifelong challenges she has encountered when it comes to her name, which has bewildered both Chinese and English speakers.

No sane New Yorker will eat in Chinatown? Customers and Chinese restaurants owners disagree

Uncategorized August 19, 2002 at 12:00 am

No sane New Yorker would eat in Chinatown? A New York City Department of Health restaurant inspector’s comment about Chinatown’s restaurants offended Chinatown’s regulars and irked the restaurants’ owners. Nicolle Woods, a 33-year-old restaurant inspector, was quoted in “The New Yorker” magazine. The story, “Everyone Lies” by Elizabeth Kolbert, coversRead More

One of the locations shut down by the NYPD in a recent anti-trafficking operation. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Sex Trafficking Rings Broken

East Asian, Long Island, New York, Police, Queens January 3, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Some sex trafficking operations that moved Chinese immigrants across state lines for prostitution were broken recently by joint law enforcement action, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Steven Banks, NYC Commissioner of the Department of Social Services at the Oct. 19 briefing at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism (Photo by Julius Motal for CCEM)

Stopping the Growth Trajectory in NYC Homeless

Government, Housing, New York, Social Services October 19, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Steven Banks, New York City commissioner of the Department of Social Services, told community and ethnic reporters Oct. 19 at a briefing at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism that the city had succeeded in stopping the trajectory of growth in homelessness.

Why Some Chinese Immigrants Will Vote for Trump

Why Some Chinese Immigrants Will Vote for Trump

East Asian, Elections 2016, New York October 17, 2016 at 1:38 pm

Kings County Politics takes a look at why some Chinese immigrants in NYC eagerly back Donald Trump for president.

(Photo by Gage Skidmore, Creative Commons license)

In Chinatown, Surprising Support for Trump from New Immigrants

Asian, East Asian, Elections 2016, Immigration, Manhattan, New York, Politics September 14, 2016 at 2:36 pm

In City LImits, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing writes about the surprising support for Donald Trump among recent Chinese immigrants in Chinatown.

Jie Zhang at the New York Military Academy. (Photo via World Journal)

Military School Woos Chinese Students

East Asian, Education, Metro Area September 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm

New York Military Academy, in bankruptcy a year ago, now has not only a new Chinese owner, but also a Chinese-American superintendent, World Journal reports.

The trio with their teacher, Daisy Wu. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Non-Chinese Trio Triumphs Playing Chinese Instruments

Culture, East Asian, New York August 26, 2016 at 2:47 pm

A trio of non-Chinese current and former students won a music competition playing the guzheng, a Chinese string instrument, reports Sing Tao Daily.

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.