Do Chinese Arts Groups Seek City Funding?

Do Chinese Arts Groups Seek City Funding?

Culture, East Asian, Government, New York December 2, 2016 at 4:40 pm

In a story on a Center for Community and Ethnic Media briefing with NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why Chinese arts organizations do not often seek city funding.

Nov. 21 panel on Post-Election Immigrant Rights and Protections, held by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. From left to right: Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, Camille Mackler, director of Legal Initiatives for the New York Immigration Coalition, Alizabeth Newman, director of the Community Legal Resource Network at the CUNY School of Law, Alina Das, Co-director of the immigrant Rights Clinic at NYU Law School and Jojo Annobil, executive director of the Immigrant Justice Corps. (Photo by Julius Motal for the Center for Community and Ethnic Media)

Readying for Trump Immigration Policy

Elections 2016, Immigration, New York November 22, 2016 at 5:28 pm

Preparing for the withdrawal of DACA was one of the topics of a panel discussion on post-election immigrant rights and protections, hosted by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on Nov. 21.

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Grace Meng Meets Her Challenger

Elections 2016 October 31, 2016 at 3:39 pm

Democratic Rep. Grace Meng and Republican opponent Danniel Maio agreed on little during a debate held in Flushing for the 6th Congressional district seat, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Beijing Dumpling House is among the small businesses on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Small Businesses Move from Flushing to Jamaica

Business, East Asian, Queens October 14, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why an increasing number of Chinese-owned small businesses are relocating to Jamaica from Flushing.

An Oct. 3 segment of O"Reilly Factor on Fox News, owned News Corp, drew politicians and community members to protect in from of the headquarters on Oct. 6. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

The Asian Community: No Longer Silent

East Asian, New York October 7, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Community advocates see population growth and greater political participation as factors behind Asian Americans becoming more vocal in recent years, reports Sing Tao Daily.

"Going Hawk" members (l. to r.) Katherine Chann, Helen Eng, Marcella Dear, Norma Chu, with writer and moderator Ava Chin at the Museum of Chinese in America on Sept. 25 (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

‘Ging Hawk’ Women Gather After 50 Years

East Asian, History, Manhattan, New York, Women October 7, 2016 at 11:27 am

Some surviving members of the Chinese women’s social club Ging Hawk talked about their experiences decades ago at the Museum of Chinese in America, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Tong Ren Tang executives and local partners cut the ribbon at the new Manhattan clinic store. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Oldest Chinese Medicine Brand Lands in New York

East Asian, Health, Manhattan, Queens October 4, 2016 at 12:31 pm

Tong Ren Tang, a venerable brand in traditional Chinese medicine for three and half centuries, just opened in two New York City locations, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Tenants in chinatown protest harassment by landlords on the pretext of "renovation." (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinatown Tenants Fight Against Eviction

East Asian, Housing, New York September 27, 2016 at 11:11 am

Chinese tenants recently protested against harassment by their landlords, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Yuh-Line Niou visiting Open Door Senior Center to thank her supporters (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Votes Key to Niou’s Victory  

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 16, 2016 at 12:06 pm

[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More

Competing campaign flyers on a storefront window in Chinatown. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Assembly District 65 Candidates Wooing Voters with Tricks

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 2, 2016 at 6:02 pm

The competition for Sheldon Silver’s seat in lower Manhattan is strong, and some candidates are resorting to questionable tactics, reports Sing Tao Daily.

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.

Demolition begins on Willets Point (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

What the New Willets Point Will Mean for the Chinese Community

Business, East Asian, Queens August 4, 2016 at 6:24 pm

With the demolition of Willets Point underway, Chinese business leaders in Flushing worry about what the redevelopment could mean for Flushing, reports Sing Tao Daily.

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Group of Chinese Allege Verbal Abuse from Chinese Cop

Asian, Brooklyn, Police July 11, 2016 at 3:42 pm

Three Chinese men in Sunset Park claim they were discriminated by a gas station owner who called 911 on them, and then insulted by the responding Chinese officer, reports Sing Tao Daily. The owner and cop tell a different story.

Lester Chang (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Lester Chang Back to Poll Site

East Asian, Elections 2016, Politics June 30, 2016 at 6:25 pm

Former Republican candidate Lester Chang, who ran in the special election for Sheldon Silver’s seat, was back at his old job during the primaries – poll site coordinator in Chinatown. He speaks to Sing Tao Daily about criticism he received from some in the community and what he learned from campaigning.

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.