City College of San Francisco apologizes for ‘improper’ withdrawal of Cantonese program
The City College of San Francisco (CCSF) has issued a formal public apology following its “improper” withdrawal of a Cantonese certificate p...
Fight to save Cantonese resumes as City College of San Francisco drops certificate program
The City College of San Francisco retracted a Cantonese certificate program born out of a two-year, community-driven fight to save classes i...
After 2-year fight, City College of San Francisco to launch new Cantonese programs
After a two-year fight to keep its Cantonese program, the City College of San Francisco is now set to launch two certificate programs in th...
SF Mayor London Breed proposes $500,000 budget for Asian victims with limited English proficiency
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has proposed a $500,000 budget to expand services for Asian crime victims, particularly those with limited...
Man who pepper-sprayed group of Asian men for speaking Cantonese in Brooklyn arrested
On Nov. 2, 2021, Isaiah Jordan started mocking three middle-aged Asian men outside a restaurant in Brooklyn, New York, before punching one ...
Apink’s ‘Dilemma’: Legendary K-pop girl group’s comeback song sounds like a Cantonese swear
K-pop girl group Apink’s long-awaited comeback song “Dilemma” has amused Cantonese speakers because of the song name and lyrics’ phonetic s...
Trustees unanimously vote to save Cantonese program at City College of San Francisco
City College of San Francisco’s Cantonese program was nearly canceled in Fall 2021 as a result of budget cuts.
Trustee Alan Wong, with sup...
Legendary Cantonese Opera Singer and Actress Lee Heung-kam Passes Away at 88
Lee Heung-kam, a veteran Cantonese opera singer and actress, has died at the age of 88.
Rushed to hospital: Last Monday, Lee was brought to ...
11 Of the Best Dishes You Can Order at Dim Sum
Ah, dim sum. This staple of Cantonese cuisine is a favorite of ours here at NextShark.
Unlike sushi, another popular Asian food option featu...
We Just Learned What Uncle’s Chant Means from ‘Jackie Chan Adventures’
If you were a kid in the early 2000s, you probably remember this amazing show:
That’s right, “Jackie Chan Adventures” R...
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Why Cantonese People Sound So Angry When They Speak
Growing up in a Cantonese household as a Chinese-American, my days were accurately portrayed by the following video by Esa Fungtastic.
Hong Kong’s ‘Most Handsome Police Officer’ Saves Suicidal Man, Speaks Perfect Cantonese
Hong Kong police officer Ifzal Zaffar has stolen the hearts of netizens and is being hailed as a hero after he helped talk a man out of comm...