Simon Ho and William Chin Received 2018 Bishop Cheverus Award

By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community Boston, Dec. 31, 2018, — Two familiar names were on the list of the 2018 Bishop Cheverus Award. Congratulations to Simon Ho, and we at St. James the Greater Church and Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC) are very proud of him. Simon Ho(left) receives the award from Cardinal O’malley.

Dan Koh’s Keynote Speech at Harry Dow Memorial Fund Annual Banquet

(In the evening of Dec. 7, 2018, Dan Koh delivered keynote speech at annual fundraising banquet Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund in Boston Chinatown.) To the Board, to Geoff, to all of you — thank you for having me today. It’s an honor. Before I begin I just wanted to recognize my incredible […]

Boston Nonprofit CAHF to Sponsor 2019 Rose Parade Float “Harmony Through Union”

Boston, Oct. 28, 2018, — The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF), a community-driven organization in Boston Chinatown that promotes the recognition and appreciation of the historical contributions made by Chinese-Americans to the United States, is fielding a “Harmony Through Union” float for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Wilson Lee and Esther Lee are also […]

US Senate Candidate Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai Visits Boston Chinatown

By Victor Chen, bostonese.com Boston, Oct. 22, 2018, In less than three weeks before the mid-tern election, Independent candidate for US Senate Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai and United Nations strategist Shaoyu Yuan came to Boston Chinatown. They spoke with Asian community leaders. The attendees included the President of Empire Auction House Nick Pan, board member of […]

Boston Chinese Catholic Community Celebrates August Moon Festival

By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC) On Sunday, August 12, 2018, the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time was joyfully celebrated at St. James the Greater Church in Boston Chinatown. In the Lower Church the 8:00 AM Mass in English was presided by Fr. Joseph Baggetta. Staffers at BCCC’s August Moon Festival booth.

Yuchen Cui Wins Miss International Fashion Travel Pageant Boston

Photos by Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com Boston, July 10, 2018, — Miss International Fashion Travel Pageant Boston regional final was held at the Empire Garden Restaurant in Boston Chinatown on July 7. Ten contestants showed their wisdom and beauty to nearly 500 guests in the Qipao, swimsuit and self-introduction, talent show, and Q&A in evening gowns […]

Interview with Michelle Wu on Boston City Council’s Short-term Rental Ordinance

By Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com Boston, June 20, 2018, — There will soon be new rules surrounding nightly rentals in Boston. You might have heard this on radio as Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu spoke about her support for these new rules on local radio stations. On June 13, the Boston City Council voted 11 to […]

Why We All Lose With the Model Minority Myth

By Suzanne Lee and Lydia Lowe Much is being made of a lawsuit alleging discrimination against Asian American applicants to Harvard University in order to reinforce the narrative that race should no longer be a factor in the admissions process. Plaintiffs allege that Asian American applicants with top scores for academics, test results and extracurricular […]