• The Next Mayor of Boston?

    6:00 AM ET Michelle wu wanted to free the T. On a subfreezing February morning, the Boston city councilor was handing out flyers at the Park Street subway station. In a soft voice, she urged bundled commuters to sign a petition opposing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s proposal for a 6.3 percent fare hike, part of […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese immigrants helped build California, but they’ve been written out of its history

    In 2014, the U.S. Labor Department formally inducted the Chinese workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad into its Hall of Honor, giving them a place in American labor history alongside union leaders such as Eugene V. Debs and A. Philip Randolph and champions of worker dignity such as Mother Jones and Cesar Chavez. What was remarkable […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 1
  • Victims losing an average of $164K to scam that targets Chinese Americans

    The FCC is warning of robocall scams that target Chinese Americans. Callers claim to be from the Chinese Embassy or Consulate. They may ask for immediate payment for overdue credit cards or demand payment of fine for a package linked to a criminal investigation. Victims are losing an average of $164,000, with a combined loss […]

    Date: Apr 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 9 Asian And Asian-American Trendsetters Changing The Fashion Game

    Asians are transforming the fashion industry. (Illustration by Kell Kitsch, Deakin University) It’s about time that we see more Asian representation in fashion. With big names like the Hadid sisters and the Kardashians dominating the scene in recent years, it’s been hard to see through the madness and into the diversity that lies in the industry. […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Buying power of Asian Americans and Hispanics rising fastest in U.S., new study says

    Racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States have a combined buying power of $3.9 trillion, according to a study released March 21 by The University of Georgia. The consumer buying power of minority groups in the United States continues to rise, with the largest percentage increases in the Asian American and Hispanic markets, […]

    Date: Mar 21, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How America’s biggest Asian supermarket was born

    US shoppers are spoiled for choice when it comes to grocery options. Massive supermarkets, discount outlets, mom and pop stores, high-end yuppie marts and ethnic markets of all stripes proliferate in even the smallest towns. But for many of the country’s 21 million Asian-Americans, grocery shopping has always meant one thing: a trip to 99 […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fast-Growing Korean Fried Chicken Chain Bonchon Is Gaining On KFC

      KFC may be looking over its shoulder because Bonchon, a restaurant chain specializing in Korean fried chicken is fast gaining on it. Bonchon’s revenue in 2017 grew 35% according to Technomic’s ranking of the country’s 500 largest restaurant chains. Bonchon now has 336 outlets globally including 87 units in operation in the U.S. with […]

    Date: Jan 08, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Despite Successful Minority Stereotype, Asian-Americans Face Worse Retirement Crisis Than Whites

    America’s families face a looming retirement crisis and it is worse for Asian-Americans and other communities of color than for whites. Millions of Asian-Americans work in low paid jobs located in high priced communities, but without benefits. Older Asian-Americans rely more on public assistance than any other population groups. Income and wealth inequality among Asian-Americans have also been rising […]

    Date: Sep 24, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ box office success led to a massive spike in book sales

      NEW YORK — “Crazy Rich Asians” isn’t just a hit at the box office. Kevin Kwan’s novel and its two follow-ups have sold 1.5 million copies this year, Knopf Doubleday announced Monday. “Crazy Rich Asians,” along with “China Rich Girlfriend” and “Rich People Problems,” have occupied the top three slots on The New York […]

    Date: Sep 20, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0