Articles written by: Ellie Miao

Agan Town: Fifteen years after coal mining ends
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Agan Town: Fifteen years after coal mining ends

This documentary navigates the living conditions of the remaining town residents.

Youthtroup brings Peking opera to NYC
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Youthtroup brings Peking opera to NYC

Youthtroup connects young people in New York to the culture and unique sound of Peking opera.

Ida Tanujaya, undocumented worker, wife and mother
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Ida Tanujaya, undocumented worker, wife and mother

For 17 years she has worked 12 hours a day, 6 days a work in Philadelphia’s Chinatown.

Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles
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Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles

No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard

Blizzard 2015: Sunset Park
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Blizzard 2015: Sunset Park

Disabled and jobless, he makes money by singing upbeat ballads and playing his accordion every morning in his neighborhood.

Chinese students buy in the US, but sell in China to support themselves
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Chinese students buy in the US, but sell in China to support themselves

The Chinese government imposes tariffs on certain imported goods, so the retail prices are much higher in China than here. Some e students saw the opportunity and buy goods here and sell them to China at a markup.

Images of Protest
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Images of Protest

Hundreds of New Yorkers hit the streets in protest after the news that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not face charge in the death of unarmed teen, Michael Brown.

NYC Marathon: 9/11 Memories at the Queensboro Bridge
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NYC Marathon: 9/11 Memories at the Queensboro Bridge

The terror didn’t end her enthusiasm to attend marathons in New York City. She is confident about the resilience of New Yorkers.

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams is demanding affordable housing for Brooklynites.
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Alma Realty’s Brooklyn tenants protest against proposed rent hikes

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams at a rally against proposed rent hikes at the Jewish Hospital Crown Heights apartment complex. Photo by Ellie Miao by Ellie Miao Residents, affordable housing advocates and elected officials rallied yesterday morning, to protest Alma Realty’s announcement of converting Brooklyn’s rent-stabilized Jewish Hospital Crown Heights apartment complex into market rate. “Where am I going to […]