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A Conversation with Yuh-Line Niou

A Conversation with Yuh-Line Niou

Asian, Government, Health, Manhattan, Video November 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm

Yuh-Line Niou, the first Asian-American to represent Chinatown in the state Assembly, speaks to CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” about her first year in office. The episode also covers Korean-American reaction to North Korea, and smoking in the Asian community.

(Photo by Mike Hong for Voices of NY)

Reducing Smoking in the Chinese Community

East Asian, Featured Posts, Health, New York August 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Special smoking cessation programs are being targeted at smokers in the Chinese community.

Some men relax and smoke in a park in Chinatown. (Photo by Cristina DC Pastor via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Public Smoking Still Widespread in Chinatown

Culture, East Asian, Health August 27, 2013 at 4:32 pm

Smoking in public places remains a common sight in Manhattan’s Chinatown, as some older and recent Chinese immigrants maintain cultural norms from back home, finds Feet in 2 Worlds.