Oct. 24, 2017, Boston, — Last week, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rosalin Acosta, spoke to a packed room of business leaders, immigrants, and English language program providers at Northeastern University. She was there to present awards at an event organized by English for New Bostonians to businesses that provide English classes for their immigrant workers, but she also had a personal message to share.
Secretary Acosta(first from left) joins panel discussion (provided by English for New Bostonians).
Boston, October 6, 2017, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today signed the Jim Brooks Community Stabilization Act (JBCSA), a home rule petition that will help ensure tenants and former homeowners are aware of their rights under State law. The petition was passed by the City Council on Wednesday, October 4.
Boston, Sept. 12, 2017, — The movie Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will aired on WGBH 2 tonight at 10 PM. It is the story about a small bank owned by a Chinese American in NYC’s Chinatown.
Boston, Sept. 8, 2017, — Following reports of a major data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. compromising the personal information of hundreds of millions of consumers nationwide and nearly three million in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey today launched an investigation into the breach and urged consumers to take immediate steps to protect their information against identity theft.
Job Classification: Insurance Sales / 职位：销售保险
Salary Range: $42,500-$50,000 / 薪酬：年薪 $42,500 – $50,000
Commissions: New & Renewal Clients / 佣金：新旧客户
Benefits: Health Insurance/401k/Disability / 福利：健康保险/401K 退休计划/伤残保险
Language: Speak fluently both English & Mandarin / 语言表达能力: 要求讲流利的英语和普通话
Education: Minimum 2 year Associates Degree / 学历：最少两年大学专科以上学历
Haikou, China, July 20, 2017– HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics, and financial services, today announced that it has ranked No. 170 on this year’s Global Fortune 500 list, rising 183 spots and making one of the biggest jumps on the list this year.
By Gilbert Ho, Chinatown Main Street
April 29, 2017, Thank you to all volunteers coming out today to help keep Chinatown Clean, and the weather is gorgeous, Chinatown Main Street Chairman Rick Wong, Board of Directors, and many volunteers.
(L to R)Rick Wong, volunteers from Tufts University, Courtney Ho and Gilbert Ho pose for a picture.
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com
Cambridge, Mass. April 23, 2017, — The 20th Harvard China Forum came to an close this after at Charles Hotel in Harvard Square. The 2-day forum drew around 1,000 attendees this year, and is the largest China focused conference in North America.
Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, speaks at Harvard China Forum (photo by bostonese.com).
Boston, April 2, 2017, — The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center and the Chinese Progressive Association celebrated the graduation of their fourth class of the Pre-Vocational Skills with ESOL for Retail Employment training program recently. Nine students graduated, with three having already begun work in their new customer service positions.
By Jie Ji, columnist for bostonese.com
It came as astonishment to Mr. Mo, founder of Dinnnerful.com and his business partners that their trademark application was opposed by Tencent, a Chinese internet tycoon. Mo couldn’t believe it as the submitted trademarks are in different language as Tencent’s and the two companies run totally different businesses.
One of Tencent’s office buildings in China (file photo).
Boston, Jan. 27, 2017, — Today is the last day of Year of Monkey on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The Lunar New Year of Rooster starts tomorrow, and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has issued a stamp for this occasion.
Cambridge, Mass., January 2, 2017 – Chinese-American Biomedical Association (CABA), a 501(C)(3) non-profit professional organization based in Massachusetts since 2007, today announced the launch of its first chapter outside Massachusetts. The first chapter, named CABA-Texas (or CABA-TX), will be based in Houston, Texas.
(from left)Susan Qu, Shiwen Lin and Eric Shi at 2016 CABA annual meeting (file photo).
Chicago, Jan. 6, 2017, — Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM)’s predecessor the Second Automotive Works of China was established in 1969. DFM is now one of the largest mainstay SEOs in the PRC. DFM is hold job fairs in San Francisco, Chicago and Detroit this month.
Innovation@ONE business pitch competition features startups and ideas out of Course 1.
Carolyn Schmitt | Civil and Environmental Engineering
December 29, 2016
From MIT News
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is at the forefront of identifying problems and finding new solutions for existing industries and infrastructures to make a big impact around the world. On Nov. 17, eight CEE students and researchers pitched business ideas to a panel of seasoned entrepreneurs at the second Innovation@ONE competition, offering solutions to problems at many scales, from public health to physical infrastructure.
At Innovation@ONE, the Most Inventive Business Idea was presented to Jingjie Yeo (left) of Accuro Pressure Silk; the Business Pitch Champion was awarded to Justin Chen (center) of Motus View; and the Best Early Stage Idea was awarded to Paige Midstokke (right) of Safe Tap. (Photo: Allison Dougherty/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Boston, Nov. 30, 2016, — Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the default speed limit on City of Boston streets will be reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph effective January 9, 2017. Thanks to the combined efforts of the Mayor, Boston City Council, Governor Baker, MassDOT and Massachusetts State Legislature this change will improve roadway safety for people walking, driving, and bicycling on city streets. State owned roadways located in the City of Boston will not be affected by this new law. Visit boston.gov/25mph to learn how to show your support and get engaged.
Beijing, November 25, 2016 — On November 9, Beijing Shareco Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Shareco”, NEEQ: 837676) and Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (“GEE”, NASDAQ: ENT) jointly announced that Shareco plans to acquire up to a 34.9% stake in GEE for approximately US$416mm, and would become GEE’s single largest shareholder post-transaction. Shareco and GEE also expect to form a China joint venture (the “China JV”), focusing on in-flight connectivity (“IFC”) and in-flight entertainment (“IFE”) services （collectively IFEC）.