Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Landmark Restoration Begins in Flushing

Landmark Restoration Begins in Flushing

A landmark restoration is underway at RKO Keith's Theater in Flushing, Queens, The China Press reports.

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Police Crack Down on Electric Bikes in Brooklyn

Police Crack Down on Electric Bikes in Brooklyn

Electric bikes and their operators are on warning in the 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, where the police plan to step up enforcement against the bikes, The China Press reports.

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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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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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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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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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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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Sunset Park Sees First Chinese-American Captain

Sunset Park Sees First Chinese-American Captain

According to Home Reporter News, Tommy Ng has taken over as the commanding officer in the Brooklyn neighborhood, where over a quarter of the population is Asian, most of them Chinese.

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No Longer a Bitter ‘Tonic’ to Swallow

No Longer a Bitter ‘Tonic’ to Swallow

Susan M. Lee of Open City visits Chinese herbalists to reconsider her perspective on the traditional medicines that were the bane of her childhood.

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