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    Elizabeth Lee
    August 05, 2014 10:56 PM
    A police department in a community near Los Angeles is using an unconventional tool to reach its residents. It is the first U.S. police department to open an account on the popular Chinese micro-blogging website, Weibo. As Elizabeth Lee tells us, the move is having a major impact on the community.

    US Police Department Uses Chinese Social Media to Reach Residents

    Published August 05, 2014

    A police department in a community near Los Angeles is using an unconventional tool to reach its residents. It is the first U.S. police department to open an account on the popular Chinese micro-blogging website, Weibo. As Elizabeth Lee tells us, the move is having a major impact on the community.


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    by: Robert from: USA
    August 06, 2014 1:27 AM
    They are like typical Russians

    by: Frankie fook-lun Leung from: Los Angeles
    August 05, 2014 11:21 PM
    I live in Los Angeles. The Chinese community is not a well-integrated lot. The recent immigrants do get along with the old-times. There are the Taiwanese who do not call themselves Chinese. Hongkongers stick to their Cantonese folks. Mainlanders have their own. Some rich Mainlanders whose wealth come from dubious sources do not mix with others. The vietnamese whose ancesters are Chinese have their own groupings. Not exactly a melting pot. Chinatown, San Gabriel Valley and Diamond Bar are three separate societies.