Yank Sing Workers Win $4 Million in Backpay and Benefits

Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

Yank Sing, a high-end dim sum restaurant in San Francisco, has agreed to pay $4 million in backpay and benefits to 280 current and former employees.




811: The Number to Call Before You Dig

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Nov 13, 2014

Despite a nationwide campaign urging people to “call before you dig,” many residential contractors are still in the dark about the hazards of digging on the job.




High Numbers of California’s Asian-American Voters Still Undecided

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

Many Asian-American voters are undecided on key candidate races and ballot measures in the lead-up to the Nov. 4 election.




Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.




Echoes of Ferguson for Latino Communities In California

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos in California are on the rise.




Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

A wilderness festival in Vallejo, Calif. aims to reach a diverse urban audience that doesn't typically visit national parks.




Study Links Wildlife Decline to Human Trafficking, Other Social Problems

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 02, 2014

A new report highlights a hidden social cost of fish declines: It drives up human trafficking and child labor.




Environmental Groups Lag Nation in Diversity

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jul 29, 2014

Mainstream environmental groups are not mirroring the increasing racial diversity in the United States, according to a new report.




Facing Severe Drought, Californians Support Mandatory Cutbacks

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Jul 24, 2014

Californians rank the drought as their number one environmental concern and favor mandatory curbs on water use.




Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, But Do Their Lawmakers?

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: May 12, 2014

Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives haven't displayed the same values.