By David Li, bostonese.com Boston, October 8, 2013, — Boston Chinatown Residents Association (CRA) holds monthly meetings on first Wednesday of each month in Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Chinatown. Two final candidates for Boston Mayor: State Representative Marty Walsh and Boston City Councilor At-Large John Connolly appeared at the Oct. 2 meeting. About 100 […]
Boston, September 26, 2013, –- On City Hall Plaza today, a group of activists from the Right to the City Alliance called on the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to have greater accountability to residents and to use public resources for the public good. On the agenda tonight for the BRA board meeting was the approval […]
By David Li, bostonese.com Washington, Sept. 30, 2013, –In a 15-minute vote, U.S. House of Representatives voted 228 to 201 to pass a spending bill three and half hours before the new fiscal year begins at midnight. The irony of passing this bill is that it makes the likelihood of a government shutdown unavoidable, and […]
Boston, September 23, 2013, –This past weekend, Michelle Wu, candidate for Boston City Council At-Large, campaigned in Dorchester, Roxbury, Roslindale, Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, the South End, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill, Allston-Brighton, and West Roxbury in advance of the preliminary election on Tuesday, September 24. Michelle Wu rallying supporters at the get-out-the-vote Canvass Kickoff in […]
Sept. 23, 2013, –Today, the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Boston released plans for tomorrow’s 2013 Preliminary Municipal Election. Specimen Ballot – (Chinese) City Council District 2, 3, 6, 7 & 9.
By David Li, bostonese.com Boston, Sept. 18, 2013, — At noon time on September 15, the main intersection of Boston Chinatown was packed with dozens of supporters of John Connolly, candidate for Boston Mayor. The streets were busy with shoppers as they were preparing for the August Moon Festival, which falls on Sept. 19 for […]
(REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRESIDENT XI OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA BEFORE BILATERAL MEETING AT THE G20 SUMMIT, from THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary, G20 Summit Site St. Petersburg, Russia September 6, 2013) 9:46 A.M. MSK PRESIDENT XI: (As interpreted.) Honorable President Obama, it’s my great pleasure to meet you […]
The White House August 30, 2013 U.S. Government Assessment of the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013 The United States Government assesses with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs on August 21, 2013. We further assess that the regime used a […]
3:07 P.M. EDT, August 28, 2013 THE PRESIDENT: To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much; to President Clinton; President Carter; Vice President Biden and Jill; fellow Americans. Five decades ago today, Americans came to this honored place to lay claim to a promise made at our founding: “We hold these truths […]
(from cntv.cn) Jinan, China, August 22, 2013, — The trial of Bo Xilai has opened at the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in East China’s Shandong province.