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UPDATED: Chinatown Restaurant Hit with Federal Labor Complaint

posted by Louis Chan

Shi Lin XiangBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

(This story has been updated with more specifics about the federal complaint. The Flushing Workers Center says this is a discrimination complaint and not a complaint about back wages, as we originally reported.)

A federal complaint has been filed against a Flushing, New York restaurant accused of discriminating against … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Day Laborers Are A Visible Sign of Poverty

Asian American Day Laborers Are A Visible Sign of Poverty

posted by Louis Chan
Day laborers

Day laborers in Flushing stand daily on street corners waiting for someone to offer them work

Asian Americans have the highest rate of poverty than any other group in the Big Apple, according to New York City.

Perhaps there’s no more a visible sign of that population than Asian American day laborers, reports WABC.… Read more

Chinese American

Oct 13, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Disappearing Chinatowns: Where Have All the Chinese Gone?

Disappearing Chinatowns: Where Have All the Chinese Gone?

posted by Randall
New York Chinatown

Man enjoys a reflective moment in New York Chinatown. Photo by Paul Lin

 

By Paul Lin
Asian American Life

Chinatowns are not just props for media outlets to visit anytime they need a cheap and offensive laugh at the expense of those who live there. These bona fide neighborhoods have a long history dating Read more

Chinese American

Queens Community Seeks Upgrade to Manslaughter for the Death of Chun Man Tse

Queens Community Seeks Upgrade to Manslaughter for the Death of Chun Man Tse

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N. Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 

Over 200 people marched in Flushing, Queens  from the Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center in memory and support of member and volunteer Chun Man Tse and his family. Tse, also known as Vincent, was killed when authorities say Cleamon Anderson punched him after a fender bender. … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 12, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Queens Chronicle: Flushing is a Forgotten Place with the Forgotten Minority

Queens Chronicle: Flushing is a Forgotten Place with the Forgotten Minority

posted by Randall

Flushing in QueensAbout two-thirds of Flushing in New York is foreign born. Many of them are Asian.

According to the Queens Chronicle, the people of Flushing feel like foreigners in their own home.

Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) puts it bluntly.

“Imagine if we actually overcame the Perpetual Foreign Place Syndrome and realize the return on investment … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jul 23, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on 38th Annual Asian American International Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

38th Annual Asian American International Film Festival Kicks Off Tonight

posted by ShirleyNLew
Photo of Filmmaker, Ruby Yang, Executive Director of Asian Cinevision, John Woo and Cast Member of My Voice, My Life, Coby Wong

Photo of Filmmaker, Ruby Yang, Executive Director of Asian Cinevision, John Woo and Cast Member of My Voice, My Life, Coby Wong

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmnNews New York Correspondent

The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) kicks off its 38th year tonight. A huge genre of films will be shown in Manhattan and … Read more

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