Investing in ethnic programming a success for KBIF

In times of financial trouble, it pays off to observe the needs of the community. In the 1980s, the radio station KBIF based in Fresno, California did exactly this when its religious broadcasting was simply not garnering enough listenership. KBIF noticed the growing Asian community, particularly among Hmong immigrants, and began an experimental weekend program targeted at this ethnic group.…

Restaurant Owners arrested in Maine

No thanksgiving celebrations for owners of various Chinese restaurant in Maine will be held this year as a number of them are heading to prison after law enforcement launched a raid. Starting about a week ago, police have cracked down on four restaurants. Owners have been charged with crimes such as money laundering, tax violations,…