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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Vancouver's Chinatown has seen good times and bad

Vancouver's Chinatown has latterly been associated with crime and homelessness, but it has a history as one of the largest and most vibrant Chinatowns in North America.

Monday, 8 April, 2013, 4:07pm

Fears rise in Vancouver's Chinatown as trendy businesses move in

A new wave of immigration is raising tensions in Vancouver's historic Chinatown, with some fearing that the influx will overwhelm the district's low-income residents.

8 Apr 2013 - 7:24am

Briefs, December 7, 2012

Murder charge for death on train tracks

7 Dec 2012 - 6:13am

Briefs, September 26, 2012

Vietnamese farmers find soldiers' remains

26 Sep 2012 - 2:48am

City serves real taste of Canada

Americans often consider Canada to be America's hat. Visually on a map, there's a resemblance. But in practice, I prefer to think of Canada as America's brains (although I don't have any solid proof to justify this claim). Well, that's just me - I might be a little biased, eh!

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

UK was escape hatch for New Territories' poor

Of all the Chinese who have emigrated from Hong Kong to the UK, the vast majority have been from the New Territories.

In her 38 years in Northern Ireland, Anna Lo, the first Chinese woman to become a lawmaker in Europe, has come into contact with many of them in her extensive work with ethnic minorities, and has no doubt as to why they left their place of birth.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The inclusion act

On a lesser-trodden block of New York's Chinatown, the glass-and-wood facade and the Helvetica acronym of the Museum of Chinese in America (Moca) project modernity and modesty in equal measure.

3 Jun 2012 - 12:00am


Los Angeles

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Keeper of the faith

Mazgaon is one of the seven islands that were linked together, over the course of about 500 years, to form the modern city of Mumbai. Today, it is a noisy, crowded neighbourhood, mainly known as the location of the naval dockyard.

11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Diaspora diaries

As a teenager, Anthony Wong Chi-sing lived in a comfortable house on Mount Butler, Hong Kong Island. That was until rioting broke out in 1967.

28 Nov 2010 - 12:00am