Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

First Chinese Endorsed for Leadership in Brooklyn

If Nancy Tong, a community liaison in Bensonhurst, wins the post of female Democratic district leader in the 47th State Assembly District, she will be the first Chinese Democratic leader in the borough, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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Hepatitis B Awareness Week Kicks Off in NYC

Hepatitis B Awareness Week Kicks Off in NYC

City Council members Margaret Chin and Peter Koo announced NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week in front of City Hall, The Lo-Down reports.

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Trust, Lies and Public Housing in Chinatown

Trust, Lies and Public Housing in Chinatown

A Chinatown man suffering from kidney disease says he got pulled into a fraudulent scheme to take "fees" from individuals seeking apartments in public housing, according to Sing Tao Daily.

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Getting the Data on a Damaging Virus

Getting the Data on a Damaging Virus

City Council members want the health department to provide annual reporting on hepatitis B and C viruses.

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Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Mingpao finds that there's a wide range of views on how best to boost Chinatown.

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Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Brooklyn Takes on Southeast Asian Cuisines

Greenpoint Gazette highlights, in separate stories, a chef adding her own twist to home-cooked Filipino meals and a new Malaysian restaurant inspired by dishes found in the region's night markets.

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Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

After rent climbed $20,000 in just one month, a Korean-owned nail salon closed its doors, joining delis and dry cleaners that faced a similar predicament, reports The Korea Times.

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Housing Discrimination Persists in Jackson Heights

Housing Discrimination Persists in Jackson Heights

“Normal, white, and straight” remain the unofficial criteria for joining some co-op communities in Jackson Heights. Open City details one couple's experience with housing discrimination in the Queens neighborhood.

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John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

John Liu Garners Chinese Support Across NYC

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.

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Chinese Residents Blast Co-op, Condo Managers

Chinese Residents Blast Co-op, Condo Managers

Chinese residents of poorly run Flushing co-ops and condos are trying to replace management companies and boards, Mingpao reports.

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It’s Hot Outside…Fancy Some Mudfish Stew?

It’s Hot Outside…Fancy Some Mudfish Stew?

The stew, along with ginseng chicken soup and black goat stew, are just some of the dishes Koreans across the city eat to cope with the sultry weather, reports The Korea Times.

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