About Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美

Editor of the Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English newspaper in New England 舢舨報紙總編輯。舢舨是全紐英倫唯一的中英雙語雙週報。

Chinese Nobel laureate celebrates new book in Boston

Nobel laureate Gao Xingjian spoke about his work and identity on Jan. 3 at the Westin Copley Hotel. Gao, the 2000 Nobel Prize winner for literature, launched his book “Aesthetics and Creation” at a reception welcoming him to Boston. He also spoke at two sessions for the 128th MLA conference held at the Hynes Convention Center. Continue reading

Chinatown Resident Association names three consultants

The Boston Chinatown Resident Association named three consultants and discussed medical insurance benefits for seniors at its monthly meeting on Jan. 2 at the Josiah Quincy Lower School. Continue reading

Adult education program helps graduate succeed

When Danfeng “Annie” Chen came to America, she had no family and no English skills.

She enrolled in basic English classes, but felt stuck in terms of improvement. That changed when she signed up for the Next Steps Transitional English Program in 2009 at the Asian American Civic Association. Continue reading

Korean playwright to unveil play in Boston

Playwright Mia Chung celebrated her new play in Boston on Jan. 5.

Chung’s play “You for Me for You” will be presented by Company One from Jan. 8 to Feb. 16 at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre. The new play was produced in November by the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D.C., the first of Chung’s works to appear onstage. Continue reading