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.
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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
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, 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.
Kings County Politics takes a look at why some Chinese immigrants in NYC eagerly back Donald Trump for president.
In City LImits, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing writes about the surprising support for Donald Trump among recent Chinese immigrants in Chinatown.
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.
A trio of non-Chinese current and former students won a music competition playing the guzheng, a Chinese string instrument, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.