‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ - Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Jan 23, 2015

Undocumented Californians can now obtain driver's licenses, but advocates worry that few among them will be from the API community.




貧困和阿茲海莫症讓華裔夫妻被迫分居

New America Media, Profile, Summer Chiang, Posted: Mar 12, 2014

來自天津74歲的華裔移民彌學嫻在50多歲時和先生王玉壇移民美國。他們移居美國的主要原因是和家人團聚,同時也對在陽光充沛的加州渡過退休生活充滿期待。然而彌女士從未想過移民的結果不如預期。




California Chinese Forums Provide Straight Talk on Obamacare

New America Media, Question & Answer, Summer Chiang, Posted: Nov 03, 2013

Chinese Americans crowding into two recent forums by Sing Tao Daily got expert answers on their concerns about Obamacare. Here’s a Q&A on what they learned.




Bashing China to Win the White House

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Oct 25, 2012

Chinese media say the strategy of bashing Beijing to win votes isn't new, and has more to do with American anxiety over the economy and jobs.




CA Gas-price Surge Hits Small Businesses in SF’s Chinatown

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Oct 09, 2012

The gas price spike is driving business away from San Francisco Chinatown.




Lawsuit Claims Shark Fin Ban Discriminatory Against Asians

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Jul 27, 2012

The Chinatown Neighborhood Association (CNA) announced last week that it intends to file a lawsuit to overturn California Assembly Bill 376.




Chinatown Death Triggers Worries About Isolated Elders

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: May 07, 2012

The fatal fall of Yee-Shui Mar, 91, from her apartment window in San Francisco’s Chinatown exposed hazards for elders living alone, often in poor housing.




Birthing Centers Cater to Expectant 'Dragon Year' Mothers

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Mar 01, 2012

Many soon-to-be mothers in China are increasingly turning their eyes to the U.S., where birthing centers are catering to their every need.




Overseas Voters Key to Taiwanese Presidential Election

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Jan 13, 2012

Nearly 5,000 Taiwanese have returned home to cast their ballots in the tight race, Chinese media report.




Will Ed Lee Be a Mayor for SF Chinese?

New America Media, News Report, Summer Chiang, Posted: Nov 10, 2011

Some in the Chinese community say Ed Lee's victory in San Francisco's mayoral race isn't necessarily a victory for their community alone.