Four activists were reportedly turned away from the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong following a bid to seek asylum there on Tuesday, in a dramatic incident that followed several national security arrests and the interception of...
by Grace | Dec 24, 2013
Concurring with the recent increase in official accounts on weibo, the Alhambra Police Department...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 7, 2013
Ping Fu, CEO of 3D software developer Geomagic and innovation adviser to President Obama, released her English-language memoir Bend, Not Break on December 31. The book traces her journey from oppressed youth during China’s...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 5, 2012
The Vancouver Sun reports the death last month of Charlie Sang Now Quan, who spent his 90s campaigning against two discriminatory immigration policies of the early 20th Century: the $500 head tax he paid on his arrival in Canada...
by Kate Zhao | May 16, 2008
From Sing Tao Daily via New America Media: At the end of his first day of school in 1995, Xiaohua Zhang, a nine-year boy who had recently immigrated from China, told his mom cheerfully, “My classmates gave me a new English name...
by Mo Ming | Jan 16, 2007
From AP via LA Times: Pregnant women from mainland China who are near their due date will be turned away at Hong Kong borders if they cannot prove they have appointments in the city’s hospitals, officials said Tuesday. The number of births by mainland Chinese women in Hong Kong nearly doubled in 2005 — from […]
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- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods