MYTH: The Year of the Dragon and the Chinese zodiac are cultural symbols and not applicable to business.
FACT: Dragon years have traditionally been associated with new beginnings, happiness, and good fortune. 2012 is therefore deemed to be lucky, and will be a very good time for starting new business ventures, making calculated investments, getting married, and having children.
Ethnic-media journalists were invited to meet with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray on January 9 at the State House, where among the issues discussed were, the three stikes law, foreign trade opportunities, jobs, anti-bulling day, and in-state tuition.
On December 10th, 2011 at Hei La Moon, Kwong Kow Chinese School (KKCS) held an annual fundraising Gala with over 400 distinguished guests and friends from the Great Boston area, raising over $150,000.
This year’s first Chinatown Safety Committee monthly meeting was held at the Double Tree Hotel on January 4. More than 20 individuals from the Chinatown Community attended the meeting. The meeting included an update of last month’s crime rate, an overview of the crime rate from last year, and an update of a new hostel near Chinatown which plans to be complete and open before this year’s Boston Marathon.
In my last article, I wrote about ways to keep your New Year’s financial resolutions. But unfortunately, three weeks or so into the New Year, many of you have probably already broken them. Well, Happy Lunar New Year! Here is your second chance to make and stick with some new New Year’s Resolutions.
Here are my top 5 Financial Resolutions for the Lunar New Year:
The immigration debate, like virtually all political debates nowadays, is filled with toxic rhetoric and misinformation. Those who cover the issue, also tend to focus on the negative and tragic, not enough on the uplifting and optimistic.