Post Tagged with: "John Liu"

Pastor Cho Won-Tae of Woori Church of NY speaking at a press conference detailing the Korean community's disappointment that Naeem David was found "not guilt" in the 2012 subway death of Han Ki-Suk. (Photo via Korea Times)

Korean Community Angered Over ‘Not Guilty’ Verdict

East Asian, Manhattan July 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm

Members of the Korean community held a press conference to criticize the verdict of “not guilty” in the death of Ki-Suk Han, and vowed to continue to keep the case in the news, reports Newsroh.

Jenny Hou’s family and supporters (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Jenny Hou Avoids Deportation

East Asian, Immigration, New York, Politics March 24, 2017 at 4:15 pm

Jenny Hou, the former treasurer of John Liu’s mayoral campaign who was convicted over fundraising irregularities in 2013, will not be deported, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Yuh-Line Niou addressing supporters after her defeat April 19 in the special election to fill Sheldon Silver's seat (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Niou Vows to Come Back in September

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics April 21, 2016 at 6:04 pm

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.

Jenny Hou (Archive photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Going Back To Prison, Jenny Hou Tries To Be Strong

East Asian, New York, Politics March 3, 2016 at 3:23 pm

Jenny Hou is returning to prison to finish serving her sentence after an appeals court decision to uphold her conviction. The former treasurer of John Liu’s mayoral campaign speaks to Sing Tao Daily.

Yuh-Line Niou (Photo via Twitter)

‘Complicated’ Election in Chinatown

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics February 5, 2016 at 6:32 pm

Chinese community leaders talk about the upcoming special election to replace Sheldon Silver for the remainder of his term which expires at the end of the year, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Crosswalk on Main St. in Flushing, Queens (Photo by Julius Motal for Voices of NY)

Asian Americans Boost Their Political Clout

Asian Americans are boosting their political clout by getting the vote out and pushing politicians to be more responsive to their needs.

Tim Wu and John Liu. (Photos via and

Tim Wu, John Liu Rejoin Academia After Primary Defeats

Asian, New York, Politics September 24, 2014 at 10:01 pm

Two Asian-American politicians who were defeated in the September 9 Democratic primary are rejoining academia, reports World Journal.

(Photo by Yi Yi Huang via World Journal)

John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

Brooklyn, East Asian, Manhattan, Politics July 14, 2014 at 4:10 pm

Based on two fundraisers recently held by John Liu – one in Brooklyn and one in Manhattan – it’s clear that Liu has extensive Chinese support in his race against Queens District 11 state Sen. Tony Avella, World Journal and Sing Tao Daily report.

A Leland Yee campaign sign from 2011 when he ran for mayor of  San Francisco. (Photo by Steve Rhodes)

New York Chinese Confused by Leland Yee Case

East Asian, New York, Politics April 1, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Some worry, in the wake of the arrest of a state senator in California, that Chinese politicians are being targeted and treated unfairly, reports Sing Tao Daily.

New York  City comptroller John Liu at a mayoral candidate forum on the future of mass transit on February 22, 2013. (Photo by Brock Stoneham, CUNY Photo Wire)

John Liu Reflects on Highs and Lows of His Career

East Asian, Elections 2013, Politics December 12, 2013 at 4:56 pm

New York City’s outgoing Comptroller John Liu is keeping all his options open after he leaves the office on January 1, reports Queens Tribune.

(Photo by Eric Yao, Creative Commons license)

What’s in a Chinese Name? For Politicians, Plenty

Savvy city politicians enlist help to choose elegant Chinese names.

The Chinese community is divided over Public Advocate candidates Daniel Squadron and Letitia James, as often happens when there is no Chinese candidate in a race. Sing Tao Daily asks if this split weakens the community's political prowess. (Photo by Jehangir Khattak/Voices of NY)

Split on Candidates, Split on Political Power?

East Asian, Elections 2013, Politics September 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm

Sing Tao Daily reports on the downsize of Chinese community leaders being split on public advocate race.

(Photo by Heather Martino)

Deputy Mayor Liu? Chinese Media Dissects Defeat

East Asian, Elections 2013, Featured Posts, Politics September 13, 2013 at 7:02 pm

Papers analyze the forces that contributed to John Liu’s loss and suggest employment options for his future.

(Photos by Brock Stoneham/Voices of NY)

Liu, Thompson win Ethnic Papers Endorsement Race

Elections 2013, Media, New York September 9, 2013 at 8:57 pm

A Voices of NY survey of key community and ethnic papers found they favor the underdogs.

Bill Thompson (left) and Bill de Blasio at Sept. 3, 2013, mayoral debate. (Screen shot from debate video)

Opinion: Both Bills After Black Vote

African American, Elections 2013, New York, Opinion, Politics September 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm

The black vote is significantly divided between Bill Thompson and Bill de Blasio ahead of next Tuesday’s Democratic primary, says columnist Jonathan P. Hicks in the Amsterdam News. But this is not deterring other contenders in the crowded primary.