UCA Condemns Trump’s Reported Remarks Implying Chinese Students as Spies

By United Chinese Americans Washington, DC, August 9, 2018, — United Chinese Americans (UCA), a leading federation of Chinese American organizations across the country, is greatly disturbed by multiple news reports that, at a private dinner with corporate executives in New Jersey on August 7, President Donald Trump spoke in alarming terms about Chinese students […]

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 […]

China & India Enhance Mutual Trust at Wuhan Summit

President Xi Jinping exchanges views with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on China-India relations and international and regional issues of common concern while walking alongside the East Lake in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, April 28, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua’s Weibo account] WUHAN — President Xi Jinping has said that mutual trust is the basis for the […]

Councilor Wu Named a Finalist of 2018 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, March 2, 2018, — Boston City Councilor was named as one of the six finalists of the Emily List Rising Star Award. Served as president of Boston City Council in 2016 and 2017, Wu has led the council over the turbulent 2016 presidential elections and the first year of President […]

AALAM & Ten Other Orgs Condemn WEEI Host’s Racist Behavior

Boston, Feb. 15, 2018, — The Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM), and ten other bar associations and community organizations (see full list below), strongly condemn the recent offensive, racist, and insensitive conduct of WEEI sports-talk radio host Christian Fauria on his last Friday’s program (2/9/18) wherein he mocked sports agent Don Yee, the […]

Asian American Voters Rejoice as MA Bill H3361 Rejected on Beacon Hill

By Eric Wu, bostonese.com Boston, Feb. 7, 2018, — Many Asian American voters celebrated today as the Asian Disaggregation bill H3361, in its current form, was rejected by the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight in the State House. Thousands of Asian American voters have protested against this bill over pass seven months. […]

Boston Chinatown to Hold Nanjing Massacre Candle Light Vigil

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 marks the 80th Anniversary of the “Nanking Massacre” aka “Rape of Nanking”. Chinese American Citizen’s Alliance (CACA) Boston Lodge will be holding a peaceful candle light vigil at Chinatown Gateway Park from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM on that evening. Picture from board meeting of CACA Boston Lodge (bostonese.com file photo).

CPA Calls Chinatown Residents to Exercise Voting Rights

By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Boston, Nov. 6, 2017, — With the Boston Mayor and City Council elections on this Tuesday, Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) has called its members and residents of Chinatown to exercise their voting rights at polling stations tomorrow. CPA has endorsed Ed Flynn in Boston City Council District 2 election, which is […]