Post Tagged with: "Golden Venture"

Paper Sculptures: Tackling the Golden Venture through Art

Paper Sculptures: Tackling the Golden Venture through Art

Culture, East Asian, History, Immigration October 10, 2017 at 4:18 pm

Sing Tao Daily looks at how paper sculptures made some 20 years ago by the passengers of the Golden Venture, now on display at the Museum of Chinese in America, continue to be relevant today.

Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Rural Chinese immigrants to the U.S. transformed into legend the person who helped them escape poverty.

Fujianese Immigrants Fuel Growth, Changes

Fujianese Immigrants Fuel Growth, Changes

The influx of Fuzhou immigrants over four decades has impacted major businesses in the Chinese community, reports Sing Tao Daily in a special report that focuses on the Fuzhounese influence in the garment, restaurant and bus industries.

Peter Kwong

20 Years After Golden Venture, A More Diverse Chinese Community

Demographics, East Asian, In the News May 28, 2013 at 2:51 pm

On June 6, 1993, the Golden Venture, a cargo ship carrying 286 smuggled undocumented immigrants, ran aground near Rockaway Beach in Queens. Twenty years later, is there still smuggling going on in the Chinese community? And how different is the make-up of the community? World Journal reports.

19 Years After ‘Golden Venture’ Tragedy, Survivors Have Moved on

East Asian, Immigration June 11, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Nineteen years after a Chinese ship named “Golden Venture” left its 300 passengers in cold waters off Rockaway Beach, killing 10 of them, Fujianese immigrants recall the horrific incident, and what happened to its survivors, World Journal reports.