High Rents and Low Wages Trap Chinese Immigrants in SROs

High Rents and Low Wages Trap Chinese Immigrants in SROs

KALW, News Feature, Melanie Young, Posted: Jul 20, 2014

Soaring rents and low wages in San Francisco block Chinese immigrants from moving out of single-room housing units.


Researchers Address 'Lost in Translation' Issues With Chinese Medicine


UC Newsroom, News Report, Rachel Champeau, Posted: Jul 19, 2014

Researchers at UCLA's Center for East–West Medicine have published a document that explores issues involved in Chinese medical translation.


High Rents Push NYC's Chinatown Merchants to Think Creatively


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media, News Report, Rong Xiaoqing, Posted: Jul 18, 2014

To fight against soaring rents, the Chinatown Business Improvement District plans to buy up vacant spaces and turn itself into a landlord.


San Francisco's Tech Boom Bleeding Chinese Small Businesses


Boom, News Report, David Lee, Posted: Jul 09, 2014

In this new Chinese city of San Francisco, one sees more white young people and fewer small Chinese shops and shopkeepers that cater to working-class Chinese.


A Dashing Return of the First Asian American Superhero


PRI's The World, Commentary, Bradley Campbell, Posted: Jul 05, 2014

In "The Shadow Hero," Hank Chu just wants to help run his family's grocery store. But his mother pushes him to be a superhero.


How Did a Chinese-American Woman Become a Black Power Activist?


The Root , News Feature, Genetta M. Adams, Posted: Jul 01, 2014

A new documentary examines the life of Grace Lee Boggs, a leading voice in Detroit’s African-American community.


What’s the Point of Cyber Indictment of China?


New America Media, Commentary, George Koo, Posted: May 28, 2014

Russia’s Vladimir Putin may have been the unintended beneficiary of the DOJ's indictment of Chinese "cyber thieves."


For Many Boomer Immigrants, Rough Times Ahead


PBS' Next Avenue/New America Media, News Analysis, Chris Farrell, Posted: May 15, 2014

Aging immigrants in the U.S. can find later life rough. Often, their savings are low and family needs high. But some programs offer help.

An Analysis: Despite Appearances, Vietnam Still Restrict Protests


Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: May 14, 2014

On May 11, something unusual happened. More than a week after China placed a huge billion-dollar oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea, Vietnamese took to the streets over several days in what was described by international media as protests “allowed” by the government.


Obama on Wrong Side of History and Gary Locke’s Redemption


New America Media, Commentary, George Koo, Posted: May 02, 2014

Pres. Obama's promise to defend Japan's claims to a set of islands also claimed by China ignores history.

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