From Mobile Technology Conference to Online Gaming Webinar, NECINA Focuses on the Cutting Edge

By David Li, In the morning of March 31, there was a dusting of snow north of Boston. New England Chinese Information & Network Association (NECINA) held a tech conference titled Mobile Technology for Enterprise and Consumer Markets at Radisson Hotel in Chelmsford. Over 100 NECINA members attended the conference, with a dozen or […]

Winners of White House Video Contest, Local High School Students Prepare a Trip of a Lifetime

By David Li, On April 5, twelve teen students from Charlestown High School, most of them immigrated to Boston area with their families from China less than three years ago, will participate in a White House meeting as winners of a video contest. Started as a joint project between Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center(BCNC) and […]

Ying Wu’s Vocal Classes Celebrated Year of Dragon with Beautiful Songs

By David Li, translation by Jun Yang On the afternoon and evening of January 28, Ying Wu’s vocal classes held a Chinese New Year’s concert in Hancock United Church of Christ in Lexington, Mass. As a special guest, Kristy Lee, New England’s only 24-hour news TV station NECN’s morning news anchor, hosted the concert. The […]

“Spring, its softness is disarming and its light comforting” – A Painter’s Note In Spring and Selected Paintings

By Sophia Yee, painter and poet Spring allows me to express myself fully and freely in a dynamic movement of colors,shapes, lines, light and shadows and to capture the essence of the moment and perhaps the light and shadow that raises me from a sinking mood and a dead spirit. Spring speaks in a unique […]

I’m Living My Dream – An Interview with Jason Shen on Life, Work and Purposeful Life by His Father

By Anping Shen, ED. D. Jason was born in China and went through from pre-­‐school to graduate school in the United States. During his junior year at the Newton North High School, Newton, MA, Jason was selected as a member of the USA National Man’s Junior Gymnastics Team. In 2009, Jason was a co-­‐captain of […]

Chinatown Youth To Sit Outside T-station Protesting Proposed Fare Hike This Friday

By David Li, According to a press release by Chinese Progressive Association (CPA), at 4 PM this Friday, March 23, high school aged members of CPA’s Chinese Youth Initiative and other students in Chinatown will sit outside Tufts New England Medical Center(TNEMC) station to protest the proposed massive fare increases and service cuts by […]

Zhejiang University Boston Alumni Celebrated Year of Dragon Together

By David Li, translation by Jia Liu and Junhua Shen Located on the banks of the beautiful West Lake in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of the finest universities in China. On the afternoon of Feb. 18, 2012, more than 100 Zhejiang University (ZJU) alumni and their relatives attended the ZJU […]

Neighbors and Community Leaders Coming Together at BCNC’s Chinese New Year Banquet and Found-raiser

By David Li, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) had its 24th annual Chinese New Year Banquet on March 2 at Empire Garden Restaurant. Over 600 guests who live in or work at Chinatown neighborhood enjoyed a wine and dim sum reception, children’s lion dance by Gund Kwok Cubs, and traditional Chinese New Year banquet.