SHSAT and why does it matter in the 2018 NY State Senate mid-term election?
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to get rid of Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT), which is the sole criterion for admissions to eight of the city’s elite public high schools, has been heatedly discussed in this year’s mid-term. Asian voters, especially Chinese, are worried the plan would affect their kids’ future.
No commitment, less risky, pop-ups are increasingly favored by startups
First used by big brands to create “stunts” and to do advertisements, pop-ups have been increasingly used by e-commerce-oriented new brands to break into the market. Instead of seeking a long-term rental from a traditional real estate broker, or putting their products on the shelves of department stores, these small businesses seek to open a pop-up.
Traditional Chinese medicine in Flushing: right place, right time
The effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine, which includes acupuncture, cupping and the use of herbal medicine, is still under discussion in traditional western medical circles. However, that has not stopped TCM clinics in neighborhoods like Flushing to flourish.
Support Amid Chinese Voters For The First Chinese American Poised To be Elected to the NY State Senate is Soured Over Education
Chinese American politician John Liu beat the incumbent state senator in NY District 11, Tony Avella, in this year’s primary. Many Chinese parents in his district are not welcoming the result, though, as they think Liu’s education stance would affect their children.