Rong Xiaoqing

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The Chinese who struggled in US and their classmate who made it at home

In the 1980s and ’90s, thousands of young men from a single county in Fujian risked life and limb for a shot at the American dream. Some turned back and are living the Chinese dream instead

In the 1980s and ’90s, thousands of young men from a single county in Fujian risked life and limb for a shot at the American dream. Some turned back and are living the Chinese dream instead

3 Mar 2017 - 4:09PM
Congresswoman's crusade to get pandas in New York may succeed

Rong Xiaoqing tracks the encouraging signs for Carolyn Maloney's long campaign to fill a hole in the life of New York by having the city host a pair of pandas.

Rong Xiaoqing tracks the encouraging signs for Carolyn Maloney's long campaign to fill a hole in the life of New York by having the city host a pair of pandas.

19 Dec 2015 - 8:55PM
Time to nail the truth on The New York Times' nail salon exposé

When the newspaper published a front-page report about wage theft at salons in May, it rocked the industry.

When the newspaper published a front-page report about wage theft at salons in May, it rocked the industry.

20 Jun 2016 - 12:30PM
US Republican contenders can't seem to stop offending Asians

First Donald Trump put on a fake Chinese accent, then Jeb Bush torpedoed his son Jeb Bush Jnr's visit to New York's Chinatown by dropping a clanger about Asian "anchor babies", writes Rong Xiaoqing

First Donald Trump put on a fake Chinese accent, then Jeb Bush torpedoed his son Jeb Bush Jnr's visit to New York's Chinatown by dropping a clanger about Asian "anchor babies", writes Rong Xiaoqing

13 Sep 2015 - 2:07PM
ISIS Nails in New York forced to change name to stay in business

When Charlene Tse, owner of a nail salon in Forest Hills, New York, saw the brutality of Islamic State - or Isis, as the group was called - on the news last May, her heart sank.

When Charlene Tse, owner of a nail salon in Forest Hills, New York, saw the brutality of Islamic State - or Isis, as the group was called - on the news last May, her heart sank.

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Genesis of a New York Chinatown

Chinese are increasingly moving to New York's idyllic Long Island - but will they get, or even need, a societal hub, asks Rong Xiaoqing.

Chinese are increasingly moving to New York's idyllic Long Island - but will they get, or even need, a societal hub, asks Rong Xiaoqing.

23 Aug 2014 - 11:17PM
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My life: Ren Yanfang

The author of The Jiao Yulu I Knew tells Rong Xiaoqing why he wants to set the record straight about the Communist Party hero.

The author of The Jiao Yulu I Knew tells Rong Xiaoqing why he wants to set the record straight about the Communist Party hero.

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My life: David Tod Roy

The emeritus professor of Chinese literature tells Rong Xiaoqing there is much more to Chin P'ing Mei, the ancient book he devoted decades to translating, than pornography.

The emeritus professor of Chinese literature tells Rong Xiaoqing there is much more to Chin P'ing Mei, the ancient book he devoted decades to translating, than pornography.

22 Jul 2015 - 11:06AM
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A running battle

Denied public campaign funding - many believe unfairly - John Liu remains hopeful of becoming the first Chinese-American mayor of New York, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

Denied public campaign funding - many believe unfairly - John Liu remains hopeful of becoming the first Chinese-American mayor of New York, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

24 Aug 2013 - 11:32PM
11 May 2013 - 10:33PM
Out of the shadows

A New York group is blending tradition with technology to keep an ancient Chinese art alive, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

A New York group is blending tradition with technology to keep an ancient Chinese art alive, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

20 Apr 2013 - 10:28PM
2 Mar 2013 - 11:13PM
Entry points

As the Asian-American 'community' in the United States expands, splinters and fragments, the issue of affirmative action has become as divisive as it is emotive, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

As the Asian-American 'community' in the United States expands, splinters and fragments, the issue of affirmative action has become as divisive as it is emotive, writes Rong Xiaoqing.

2 Feb 2013 - 9:24PM
Pearls of wisdom

Johnny Lu, the 'dragon man' of New York, is spreading a message of tolerance through his unique calligraphy, writes Rong Xiaoqing. Pictures by Tim Knox.

Johnny Lu, the 'dragon man' of New York, is spreading a message of tolerance through his unique calligraphy, writes Rong Xiaoqing. Pictures by Tim Knox.

17 Nov 2012 - 11:13PM
My life: Heland Lee

The film director, actor and Occupy Wall Street activist talks to Rong Xiaoqing about fighting for the rights of the less-privileged.

The film director, actor and Occupy Wall Street activist talks to Rong Xiaoqing about fighting for the rights of the less-privileged.

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