Post Tagged with: "Lin Sing Association"

Eddie Chiu at left (photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Community Mourns the Passing of a Controversial Lion

East Asian, Manhattan, New York, Politics October 16, 2017 at 4:35 pm

Eddie Chiu’s death has prompted an outpouring of remembrances, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Jerry Shiao (Image via World Journal video)

Controversy over Donations to Peter Liang Continues

East Asian, Manhattan, Social Services October 11, 2017 at 5:03 pm

Questions regarding their use of funds raised for the Peter Liang case has prompted two Chinese organizations to clarify what will happen with the money, reports World Journal.

Chinatown merchant Rui Ling Ma discussing sandals he said he had no way of knowing were counterfeit at a recent workshop for small business owners held at the Lin Sing Association in Chinatown (Photo by Mike Hong for Voices of NY)

How to Avoid Arrest (in Your Own Shop)

Small business owners in Chinatown want help in determining when items offered to them by wholesalers are counterfeit.

Left to right: Peter Liang's mother, John Chan and Eddie Chiu at an earlier press conference (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Welcome Thompson’s Recommendation on Liang

Brooklyn, Criminal Justice, East Asian, Manhattan, New York, Police March 24, 2016 at 8:41 pm

Chinese community leaders welcomed Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson’s recommendation that Peter Liang not be imprisoned, Sing Tao Daily reports.

Peter Liang (left) joined by his mother and Karlin Chan (center), founder of the Chinese Action Network. (Photo by Mengzi Gao via World Journal)

Where Do Funds Raised for Peter Liang Go?

East Asian, New York, Police December 12, 2016 at 4:34 pm

The organizations that raised funds for former officer Peter Liang’s legal fees say they are either returning the money or giving it to help other Chinese, reports World Journal. But one activist says the money should still go to Liang.

A former employee of Broadview Tours shows several bad checks from the travel agency to Eddie Chiu, the president of the Lin Sing Association.

Bad Checks, Phony Reservations from Chinatown Travel Agency

Crime, East Asian, Transportation June 3, 2015 at 8:14 pm

Hundreds of people who made reservations through a shuttered Chinatown travel agency are trying to get their money back. Their losses are estimated to total more than $1 million, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Kathy Hochul talking to community representatives at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Photo by Catherine Li via Sing Tao Daily)

Lieutenant Governor Candidates Bid for Chinese Voters

East Asian, New York, Politics, Revson Covering NYC August 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm

The two Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor are trying hard to win Chinese votes in advance of the primary, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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.

(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.

While Chinese immigrants can be avid gamblers, Chinatown leaders and residents don't think it would be a good idea for New York to build more casinos. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Wary of More Casinos in NYC

Business, East Asian, Elections 2013 November 1, 2013 at 4:22 pm

On the heels of Election Day, Sing Tao Daily asks Chinatown leaders and residents whether New York should build more casinos, as gambling is a popular hobby among Chinese.

Two carrots, out of more than $30 in groceries, got Mr. Chung in trouble. (Photo by John-Morgan, Creative Commons license)

Senior Accused of Stealing Two Carrots Fined $300

Crime, East Asian, Featured Posts, Voices' Picks October 8, 2013 at 5:35 pm

He spent $36.48 at a Chinatown grocery and was fined over carrots, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Feds to spend $750,000 on Chinatown traffic

East Asian, In the News, Manhattan October 24, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Supported by Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, the federal government has allocated $750,000 to Chinatown for traffic and economic improvement. The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) said it would come up with a plan, based on its research, to provide more parking lots and convenience in Chinatown. The planRead More