[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
The competition for Sheldon Silver’s seat in lower Manhattan is strong, and some candidates are resorting to questionable tactics, reports Sing Tao Daily.
A trio of non-Chinese current and former students won a music competition playing the guzheng, a Chinese string instrument, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Elderly Chinese residents of Sunset Park who need mental health services may not be able to access them under a new Department of Health program, Sing Tao Daily reports.
The Chinese-American Planning Society screened “The Lees,” a short film aimed at breaking the taboo of AIDS and HIV in the Chinese community, reports Sing Tao Daily.
About a thousand Chinese seniors in Sunset Park were duped in a Ponzi scheme and collectively may have lost $1 million, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Wing On Wo, an antique shop in Chinatown, is seeing new life after a younger member of the family that owns the store started revamping its image with the help of social media, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Yuh-Line Niou lost the race to complete the remainder of Sheldon Silver’s assembly term, but she vowed to enter the Democratic primary for the seat in September, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Confucius Plaza Apartments has served as fertile ground for votes during election season. This time, two of the candidates – who are fighting for Sheldon Silver’s seat – have close ties to the largest residential building in Chinatown, 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.
Chinese community leaders welcomed Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson’s recommendation that Peter Liang not be imprisoned, Sing Tao Daily reports.