The department is hoping to hire more bilingual residents who speak Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Korean or Japanese, along with English.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Apple is reporting sales of more than two million iPhone 5s in China during its first three days on the market.
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.
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.
Apple will start selling the iPad in China on July 20 after settling a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer’s name.
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.