Sampan rings in 2013

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Image courtesy of Flickr.

By the Editorial Team


Happy New Year! We at the Sampan are excited to usher in 2013.

Our name comes from the sampan, a humble fishing vessel. One of our first editors learned that when large ships docked, they were unable to unload goods to the harbor and relied on smaller sampans to transport cargo. Today, Sampan strives to speak for the underrepresented and drive their concerns home.

As we look forward to the Year of the Snake next month, we are proud to update our English layout for easier reading. For our website, we have revamped our homepage banner to match our print edition and added a search box to the homepage. We hope the look of Sampan makes it easy to find the content you want.

No matter how our look changes, our commitment to quality is unwavering. We continue to make the Chinatown community our primary focus, delivering organization updates and local news. We have served as the voice of Boston’s Chinatown in 1972 and maintain this proud tradition.

Thank you for letting us serve you!

For comments, suggestions or input, please feel free to reach us at [email protected].

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This post is also available in: Chinese

About Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美

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