Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Some Chinatown Restaurants Take a Break in April

Some Chinatown Restaurants Take a Break in April

Several Chinatown restaurants are closed this month, because the traditional tomb sweeping holiday, as well as competition from eateries in Queens and Brooklyn, have cut into thei ...

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New York Chinese Confused by Leland Yee Case

New York Chinese Confused by Leland Yee Case

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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Chinese Pinched by Rising Pork Prices

Chinese Pinched by Rising Pork Prices

Restaurants in Chinatown are trying to hold the line on prices to customers and suffering thinner profits, but rising pork prices may eventually force them to raise prices for the ...

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Chinatown Buses Run by Ghost Companies

Chinatown Buses Run by Ghost Companies

Following a recent bus accident, an investigation by Sing Tao shows that some Chinatown-based buses now seem to operate through shell companies whose ownership and place of busine ...

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Forty Years of Fighting for Asian-American Rights

Forty Years of Fighting for Asian-American Rights

On the 40th anniversary of the founding of Asian Americans for Equality in a Chinatown basement, Sing Tao Daily offers two articles reflecting on the organization's dramatic impac ...

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Confronting Mental Health Issues at Stuyvesant

Confronting Mental Health Issues at Stuyvesant

Some students experience depression in the elite school's high-pressure environment, reports Sing Tao Daily. ...

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Union Urges Garment Workers to Purchase ‘Obamacare’

Union Urges Garment Workers to Purchase ‘Obamacare’

By not having to pay for workers' health insurance, the garment industry says it can improve other worker benefits, such as vacations, pensions and death benefits, reports Sing Ta ...

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WIC Vouchers for Cash, an Open Secret

WIC Vouchers for Cash, an Open Secret

A raid on bodegas and delis in Chinese neighborhoods last week put the spotlight on welfare fraud involving recipients of WIC vouchers and store owners who found a way of abusing ...

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Chinese Wary of More Casinos in NYC

Chinese Wary of More Casinos in NYC

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. ...

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Chinatown Park Closed After 9/11 Finally Opens

Chinatown Park Closed After 9/11 Finally Opens

Sing Tao Daily reports that efforts by Chinatown residents to take back James Madison Plaza from the NYPD after 9/11 have paid off. Last week, the park reopened with renovations t ...

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Senior Accused of Stealing Two Carrots Fined $300

Senior Accused of Stealing Two Carrots Fined $300

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

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