Businesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: APBusinesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: AP
Businesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: AP

Asian-Americans hit hard by job losses in New York, raising questions of racial discrimination

  • More than 195,000 self-identified Asians have recently filed initial unemployment claims in the state, about 56 times the 3,500 during the same period last year
  • Some businesses in New York’s Chinatown started to complain in February about 50 to 70 per cent drops in revenue, according to a local association
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Businesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: APBusinesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: AP
Businesses like Frankie Chu’s Vegetarian Dim Sum House in New York’s Chinatown have been battered by the pandemic. Photo: AP
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