Post Tagged with: "John Liu"

On Jan. 15, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (woman with a red jacket in a front row) and Assemblyman Ron Kim (man with a blue tie in a front row) were delivering a proclamation to honor Korea’s March first Independence Movement and Yu Gwan-sun. (Photo via The Korea Daily)

Proclamation Marking Korean Independence Movement Adopted in NYS Legislature

East Asian, Government, History January 18, 2019 at 5:18 pm

Members of the Korean community applauded the adoption of a resolution that designates March 1, 2019 in honor of the centennial of the March 1st independence movement, report The Korea Daily and The Korea Times.

Sharon Lee was appointed as the deputy head of Queens. (Photo provided by the mayor's office)

Sharon Lee Becomes First Asian Deputy Borough President

East Asian, Government, Queens November 15, 2018 at 4:17 pm

Sharon Lee, once the senior advisor and press secretary for former City Comptroller John Liu, was named the deputy borough president of Queens, reports World Journal.

John Liu victorious on Election Day. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Are John Liu and His Chinese Opponents Ready to Work Together?

East Asian, Elections 2018 November 8, 2018 at 5:22 pm

John Liu’s State Senate win came despite divisions within the Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily takes a look at whether the two sides are now willing to work with each other.

New York State Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, Democratic candidate for State Senate in District 11 John Liu, and Senator Michael Gianaris at the offices of The National Herald. (Photo by Eleni Sakellis via The National Herald)

John Liu and the Greek-American Community

Elections 2018, Queens November 1, 2018 at 5:50 pm

John Liu visited The National Herald with two Greek-American NYS legislators who support his candidacy for the State Senate.

John Liu at his primary victory party Sept. 13. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

John Liu Wins, Making History Again

East Asian, Elections 2018, Queens September 14, 2018 at 8:16 pm

John Liu is on track to become the first Asian-American state senator after his primary win, which came despite not receiving the full support of the Chinese community, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Tony Avella with supporters in the Chinese community. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Tony Avella and John Liu Fight Over Chinese Voters

East Asian, Elections 2018, Queens August 7, 2018 at 5:08 pm

John Liu is running to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella, who’s managed to line up support in the Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily spoke with both candidates about their positions and the rivalry.

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 timwu.org and liunewyork.com)

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.

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