Young Asian Performaners to Compete at Kollaboration Boston’s Second Annual Show

Kollaboration Boston is proud to present the city’s second Asian American talent show competition featuring its final contestants, who will compete for $1,000 prize during its inaugural event on Saturday, April 21, 2012. As a continuous celebration of Asian American talent, Kollaboration Boston is honored to once again seek to inspire Asian Americans in their […]

Region’s Top Innovators in Bio-medical Research Recognized at Boston BioForum 2012

By David Li, Boston-Cambridge area has long been the hub for pharmaceutical research. On April 7, Boston BioForum 2012 was held at MIT Faculty Club. The big conference hall was packed with 4 sessions, 2 panel discussions, 25 speakers, and more than 400 attendees. The day-long conference was hosted by Chinese-American BioMedical Association (CABA). […]

New England Got Talent, Notes from the Chinese Bridge College Student Talent Competition

By David Li,, photo and video provided by Yi Sun of UMass Boston The second annual New England Chinese Bridge college student talent competition was held at UMass Boston on March 10. Sixteen finalists from colleges across New England participated in the competition. Due to increasing popularity of this event, University of Massachusetts Confucius […]

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 […]

Chinese Lion Dance Came to Metrowest, I-495

By David Li, For many years, Chinese lion dance has been performed in Boston Chinatown around Chinese New Year, which is also known as Spring Festival. 2012 is the Year of Dragon according to Chinese calendar, and celebration of the Spring Festival made its way westward to I-495 belt this year. Lion dancers from […]

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 […]

From Chemistry Engineer to Comedian – A Dialogue with Joe Wong

By David Li, photo by Han Yan, In the afternoon of March 25, MIT Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) Career Development team hosted a special lecture, titled “From chemistry engineer to comedian – a dialogue with Joe Wong” at classroom 35-225 at MIT. Well-known Chinese American comedian Joe Wong shared his experience from […]

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 […]