Post Tagged with: "China"

China's women's basketball team played against the New York Liberty on May 9 at the Barclays Center. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Basketball Game Reflects Intricate China-US Relationship

Brooklyn, East Asian, Sports May 10, 2019 at 3:44 pm

Before a WNBA preseason game between the New York Liberty and China’s national team, Liberty owner Joseph Tsai spoke about how sports can improve relations between the two countries, reports Sing Tao Daily.

This “resident certificate” allowed Jewish refugees fleeing from Nazi persecution to settle in Shanghai. (Photo from the Amud Aish Memorial Museum via Brooklyn Paper)

‘Jewish Refugees in Shanghai’ on View

Brooklyn, History, Jewish April 16, 2019 at 5:27 pm

The Brooklyn Public Library has on exhibit photos and documents of Jewish refugees who fled parts of Europe for Shanghai, with some eventually emigrating to Brooklyn, reports Brooklyn Paper.

travel agent Rickie Ye says more Americans and Chinese here are traveling to China because of the weaker Chinese currency. (Photo by Daqi Liu via World Journal)

Effects of China’s Weaker Currency Felt in NYC

Business, East Asian, New York, Queens August 30, 2018 at 4:29 pm

The weaker yuan has prompted more travelers from the U.S. – both American and Chinese – to travel to China, while tourism from China to the U.S. has dropped off, reports World Journal.

Zhang Jing's "Flowers of Life" (Photo from @harrymzhang Instagram)

Chinese Art, Tariffs and a Brooklyn Gallery

Asian, Brooklyn, Culture, New York August 24, 2018 at 4:24 pm

Bushwick Daily reports on a gallery owner in the Brooklyn neighborhood who worries about the impact of 25 percent tariffs on imported Chinese artwork.

Students speaking with recruiters at the Shaanxi job fair held in NYC on March 29. (Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Students in US May Seek Jobs at Home

East Asian, Education, Immigration March 30, 2018 at 4:40 pm

Chinese students in the U.S., discouraged by the prospects of getting visas that would permit them to work here, flocked to the Shaanxi job fair held in NYC, reports World Journal.

Artist Dingding Hu beside her mural at the information kiosk in Chinatown. (Photo courtesy of Hu)

New Mural Brightens up Chinatown Kiosk

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan October 25, 2017 at 11:50 am

World Journal profiles the Chinese illustrator behind a new mural at the information kiosk in Chinatown that depicts the culture of the neighborhood.

With quite a few live poultry shops, like this one in Flushing, already established in Chinese neighborhoods, some in the food industry wonder if chicken from China can find a customer base in the U.S. (Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Chinese May Shun Chicken Imported from China

Business, East Asian, Food, New York July 27, 2017 at 2:42 pm

The first shipment of cooked chicken from China, following a new trade deal with the U.S., arrived in early July. World Journal finds that Chinese in New York hesitate to buy the meat.

Packages are still piled up in an office of DCS. (Photo by Yiyi Huang via World Journal)

Chinese-Run Delivery Company Suspected of Smuggling

Business, East Asian April 21, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Clients of a delivery company in NYC, which shipped packages to China, may get some answers about the disappearance of their goods after customs officials in Fuzhou, China, busted a smuggling operation, reports World Journal.

(Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Remembering Tiananmen Square at Times Square

East Asian, History, Manhattan June 8, 2016 at 1:14 pm

Pro-democracy Chinese groups and supporters marked the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square bloodshed at a Times Square demonstration, reports World Journal. Artist Weiming Chen was among those who received an award at the rally.

A Chinese Tragedy Remembered in NYC

A Chinese Tragedy Remembered in NYC

East Asian, Featured Posts, History, New York, Video May 26, 2016 at 3:22 pm

Chinese in New York City, who lived through the Cultural Revolution in China, recount their experiences on the 50th anniversary of the movement.

Parcel delivery businesses feel the effects of Trump's execitive order (Photo by Shuhan Yu via World Journal)

Chinese Immigrants Cancel Trips After Trump’s Executive Order

Business, East Asian, New York, Transportation February 7, 2017 at 3:29 pm

President Trump’s executive order on immigration has prompted Fujianese immigrants to cancel trips to China, in turn affecting Chinese delivery businesses in New York, reports World Journal.

(Photo via World Journal)

China’s Air Pollution Spurs Immigration Applications

East Asian, Environment, Immigration February 1, 2017 at 11:43 am

Some Chinese families are emigrating to the U.S. to spare their children having to live with poor air quality in China, World Journal reports.

Flushing (Photo by NYC Department of Transportation, Creative Commons license)

How a US-China Trade War Could Impact Flushing

Business, East Asian, Queens January 27, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.

RMB (Photo by Eric Pesik, Creative Commons license)

Will China’s Currency Move Slow US Real Estate Deals?

East Asian, New York, Real Estate January 6, 2017 at 4:13 pm

Sing Tao Daily speaks to NYC real estate developers on the possible effects of a new policy in China that puts restrictions on converting Chinese yuan to other currencies.

The remains of a part of a once thriving Chinatown in Newark. (Photo by Zheshu Xie  via World Journal)

Eying Investment from China, Newark to Revitalize Its Chinatown

Business, East Asian, Metro Area March 21, 2016 at 4:41 pm

In an effort to attract residents and investors from China, officials in Newark, New Jersey, look to revive the city’s Chinatown. World Journal takes a look at the once bustling neighborhood, which flourished in the 1920s.