WASHINGTON (AP) — When Dixi Wu finished middle school in Kunming, China, she had a hard decision to make. The skilled violinist and top-ranked student tested into one of the most competitive high schools in her province. Yet Bullis School in suburban Maryland, faced with falling applications during the depressed economy, also wanted her.
Phone-threat scam targeting Chinese in the U.S.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chinese American business owners and professionals are being targeted by an anonymous Mandarin-speaking caller seeking money and often threatening them and their families, said authorities and business leaders.