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San Francisco Needs Bilingual Poll Workers For June Election

The department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.

04/18/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

KCBS Interview: Investigative Journalist Gerald Posner On Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, Chinese Gangs

Taking a closer look at the influence of Chinese gangs, KCBS’ Stan Bunger and Holly Quan spoke with investigative journalist and author Gerald Posner, who wrote “Warlords of Crime: Chinese Secret Societies–The New Mafia.”

03/27/2014

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Five Best Spots In San Francisco Japantown

Travel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.

11/01/2013

Google Earth images running on a Nexus 7 phone. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Chinese Man Claims Google Maps Helped Him Find Home 20 Years After Abduction

According to The Next Web, Luo Gang claims he was abducted on his way to kindergarten at age 5 and taken to a new home hundreds of miles away. There he grew up in a fairly normal family and went on to graduate school, always remembering his original home.

05/28/2013

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China Increases Tight Controls Over Internet Usage

China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.

12/27/2012

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Sells 2 Million iPhone 5s In 1st 3 Days In China

Apple is reporting sales of more than two million iPhone 5s in China during its first three days on the market.

12/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: FDA Bid To Test Chinese-Made Dog Treats Denied

Four Chinese plants that produce chicken jerky treats sold by American companies have refused to allow Federal Drug Administration investigators to take samples for analysis despite complaints from pet owners, according to an NBC report.

08/22/2012

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SFPD’s Cantonese Video Warns Elderly Asians Of Jewelry Scam

The San Francisco Police Department has produced a video in Cantonese that warns elderly members of the Chinese American community about a scam that has netted thieves more than a million dollars in cash and jewelry over the past few months.

07/12/2012

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple To Sell iPads In China

Apple will start selling the iPad in China on July 20 after settling a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer’s name.

07/10/2012

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Arrests Made In Scam Targeting Elderly SF Asian Women

Several women from Hong Kong were arrested at San Francisco International Airport in connection with a scam to rob elderly Asian women of jewelry and cash.

05/17/2012

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