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The Daily Five: News from May 25, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 12 Rookie Cops Visit CCBA and Neighbors Twelve newly-assigned police officers from the 5th Precinct paid visits to the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) and other civic organizations yesterday. Paul Ng, President of CCBA, welcomed their visit and introduced the organization’s 120 years of history. He said […]

The Daily Five: News from May 24, 2012

Singtao Daily

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Husband Accused of Attacking Wife with Meat Cleaver Kang L. Wang, a 53-year-old immigrant, reportedly has a history of mental illness. He was accused of repeatedly striking his wife, Liu Heizhen in the head with a meat cleaver early yesterday morning in Flushing. It happened around 5:45am […]

The Daily Five: News from May 23, 2012

Singtao Daily

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Comptroller Liu Honors Liz Ouyang of OCA-NY City Comptroller John C. Liu hosted an Annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration last night at Surrogate’s Courthouse in Lower Manhattan. Liz Ouyang, President of OCA-NY was one of the five honorees. World Journal (C3) Singtao Daily (B3) 2 […]

The Daily Five: News from May 22, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Feds Raid Gambling Parlors; 11 Arrested and $14M Seized Federal agents and NYPD detectives struck at the heart of New York’s Chinatown from afternoon to late last night. They raided two illegal gambling parlors, arrested eleven men and women, and seized more than $14 million in assets. […]

The Daily Five: News from May 21, 2012

Singtao Daily

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 1-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at 51 Mott Street A one-alarm fire broke out from a bedroom on the second floor of the building located at 51 Mott Street yesterday afternoon around 1:57pm. It took more than sixty firefighters over half an hour to extinguish the fire. There […]

The Daily Five: News from May 18, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Chin Joins Rally for State Legislation to Protect Sharks A coalition of major animal welfare, environmental and conservation organizations joined City Council Member Margaret S. Chin yesterday at a rally on the steps of City Hall in support of her resolution and state legislation to end New […]

The Daily Five: News from May 16, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 500+ Attend Fundraiser for John Liu, Nets $70,000 More that five hundred guests attended a Friends of John Liu’s record breaking fundraiser for City Comptroller John C. Liu last night in Chinatown. The event attracted fifty-five tables of guests and raised almost $70,000. The door tickets cost […]

The Daily Five: News from May 15, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter “Secure Community” Program Expanded to New York A controversial fingerprint sharing program to identify and remove illegal immigrants will be imposed in the state of New York, starting today. Dozens of elected officials, immigrant rights advocates and organizations and immigrants rallied yesterday in front of City Hall […]

The Daily Five: News from May 14, 2012

World Journal

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 150 Sickened by Food Poisoning after Mother’s Day Celebration Health officials from Putnam County, in the lower Hudson River Valley of New York State, collected samples of food that visitors brought to the sprawling campus of the Buddhist monastery off Route 52 and tried to determine why […]

The Daily Five: News from May 11, 2012

Singtao Daily

Prepared and translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 1,000+ Parents and Children Rally for Child Care Slots More than a thousand concerned parents and children packed the auditorium of the Yung Wing School yesterday evening and urged City Hall not to cut day care and afterschool services in New York’s Chinatown. Due to cuts to […]

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