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Chinglish Broadway

Eye On New York: On ‘Chinglish’

“Chinglish” is a new comedy by Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang about an American entrepreneur doing business in China and the language and cultural barriers he encounters along the way.

11/20/2011

Made in USA (credit: AP)

Rep. Steve Israel Wants National Parks To Sell Only Items Made In The U.S.A.

Rep. Steve Israel of Long Island says that one way to slow the sale of made in China products here in America is to prevent them from being sold in our national parks.

10/20/2011

A group of elderly Chinese people gather at a park in Zhengzhou, central China's Henan province on October 8, 2011, to show their support for the Wall Street protesters.  China's state-controlled media widely reported the "Occupy Wall Street" protests sweeping the United States, with the unrest in the world's richest nation making headline news there. (Photo credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Pensioners In China Rally In Support Of Occupy Wall Street

On the other side of the world in China’s central Henan province, a small group of pensioners rallied in support of the mounting U.S. demonstrations, according to published reports.

10/09/2011

Autronic Plastics - Westbury, NY (file / credit: Autronic Plastics, Inc.)

Long Island Plastics Company Blames China For Business Decline

e vice president of Autronic Plastics in Westbury estimates his company has lost some 90 percent of its emergency exit sign business to China.

10/03/2011

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Schumer: China’s ‘Unfair’ Trade Practices Costing New York Jobs

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is trying to build an argument for his bill that would target China’s currency practices.

10/02/2011

Driver's License (credit: AP)

Sen. Schumer, Officials Push To Stop Fake NY State Driver’s Licenses From China

More and more fake Chinese-made driver’s licenses are ending up in the hands of underage New Yorkers.

08/09/2011

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Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, Hornets’ Chris Paul: China A Lockout Option

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he will consider offers to play pro basketball in China if there is no resolution to the NBA lockout. Consider NBA star Chris Paul on board with Melo’s plan.

WFAN–07/27/2011

Dwight Howard (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Like Nets’ Deron Williams, NBA Lockout Forces Dwight Howard To Consider Career Overseas

Nets guard Deron Williams has already decided to play basketball overseas. Because of the ongoing NBA lockout, another big NBA star could soon make the plunge.

WFAN–07/18/2011

Dan Molloy (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Man, 60, Details Transition From Compulsive Smoker To World-Class Triathlete

As a former smoker, Dan Molloy would finish 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day in his 20’s and into his 30’s. Now, he is set to represent the United States in the World Short Course Triathlon championships in Beijing, China.

07/01/2011

Viola Wu (credit: CBS 2)

Queens High School Senior Wins Coveted Science Scholarship

A trip to the principal’s office turned into a celebration for a student in Queens.

05/14/2011

A police car is seen in a pedestrian plaza at Times Square - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Touts Times Square Air Quality, With President Clinton In Tow

Rather than budget cuts, a blizzard fiasco and the need to dump his schools chancellor, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had good news on Wednesday: he said the air is cleaner in Times Square since he banned cars.

04/13/2011

Asian Lunar New Year is celebrated in Chinatown - New York, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880

New York City Ushers In The Year Of The Rabbit

It’s the year of the rabbit.

02/03/2011

Wine is harvested at the Peconic Bay Winery - Cutchogue, NY - File / Photo: Peconic Bay Winery

Long Island Wines Prosper In China

The New York brand is a big part why Long Island wines are finally breaking into the Chinese market.

01/10/2011

A demonstrator wears a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin on December 10, 2010. (credit: OHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Goes To Nobel Ceremony

Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.

12/10/2010

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)

L.I. Guitar String Company Faces Struggle With China

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the United States trade representative to pressure China to stop the counterfeiting of guitar strings made by Farmingdale-base D’Addario.

12/06/2010

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