At this dim sum restaurant, challenges remain as customers return

Jul 2, 2021
Eateries returning to dine-in service may face staffing problems, higher costs and the need to transform their business models — again.
Golden Unicorn restaurant in New York’s Chinatown serves traditional dim sum. It's trying to adapt to changing conditions and higher costs.
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How surging anti-Asian violence is taking its toll on Asian-owned businesses

Apr 12, 2021
Reported hate crimes against Asian Americans in 2020 rose almost 150% in 16 of America’s biggest cities, according to an analysis of police data.
Finnie Phung and her husband, who run Green FIsh Seafood Market in Oakland, California, have a few dozen tanks with live seafood for sale.
Photo by TIffany Luong for Save Our Chinatowns, courtesy of Finnie Phung

Another Hollywood moment for Asian-Americans: SNL gains first Chinese-American cast member

Sep 27, 2019
SNL begins its 45th season with an historic appointment in 29-year-old Bowen Yang.
New SNL castmember Bowen Yang, and his co-moderator Matt Rogers, at the Vulture Festival in May 2018 in New York City.
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For many second-generation Asian-Americans, academic achievement doesn't translate to professional achievement

Mar 21, 2019
Asian-Americans have the highest percentage of college grads of any minority group. And though they represent just 6 percent of the population, they account for 20 percent of Ivy League students. But once they enter the workforce, it’s a different story.  Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Students walk near Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Pew study finds widest income gap among Asians, in research on U.S. ethnic groups

Jul 13, 2018
U.S. Asians have a ton of income inequality. It's growing, says Pew

How many other Jeremy Lins are out there?

Mar 2, 2012
Commentator Kristina Wong says preconceived notions of who we should be keep budding potential unnoticed.

'Education is the most important thing'

Jan 27, 2012
Credit union officer Niki Wong discusses how many Asian American households handle their personal finances.
According to loan officer Niki Wong, Asian-American families view education as a key investment.
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