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SOAS China Institute

SCI in the Media in 2017

December

  • India Today - 29 December 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on Xi Jinping's confident leadership.
  • Today Online - 28 December 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Xi Jinping's leadership.
  • Modern Diplomacy - 21 December 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on China's regional dominance.
  • City Lab - 20 December 2017
    Steve Tsang talks about a new high-speed train for Hong Kong.
  • South China Morning Post - 19 December 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's winter fuel crisis.
  • Wall Street Journal - 18 December 2017
    Steve Tsang on Trump's security strategy.
  • The Times - 8 December 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's power to threaten academic freedom in the West.
  • Financial Times - 7 December 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on Westminster School's decision to teach Chinese curriculum in China.
  • Times Higher Education - 7 December 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on academic censorship.
  • Express - 2 December 2017
    Steve Tsang talks about China's stance on North Korea's nuclear weapon development.

November

  • The New York Times - 28 November 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the recent suicide of a Chinese General.
  • South China Morning Post - 24 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on Sino-Australian Ties.
  • The Globe Post - 17 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on Hong Kong - China relations.
  • Tokyo Shimbun - 19 November 2017
    Steve Tsang talks on China and Zimbabwe's military coup.  
  • South China Morning Post - 13 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on first 'quad' meeting between China, US, Japan and Australia.
  • BBC Radio 4 - 10 November 2017
    Frances Wood, SCI Research Associate, talks on the BBC's World Tonight programme. 
  • BBC World Service - 9 November 2017
    Steve Tsang talks about Trump's visit to China.
  • Monocle 24 - 9 November 2017
    Steve Tsang talks on 'The Daily Show', Monocle 24 Radio.  
  • VOA TV - 9 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on Trump's visit to China.
  • TRT World - 8 November 2017
    Hong Bo, an SCI academic member, took part in a roundtable discussion on the five major emerging national economies.
  • South China Morning Post - 7 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on Donald Trump and China's human rights.
  • CNN - 1 November 2017
    Steve Tsang comments on an academic book publisher's decision to align with China's censors. 
  • The Australian - 1 November 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on 'Xi Jinping era'.
  • KITV Island News - 1 November 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on academic book publishers and China's censorship.

October

September

  • Radio France International - 28 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the 19th Congress.
  • Sohu - 28 September 2017
    Article about the 2nd UK-China Social Governance Modernisation Seminar in London.
  • More articles about this seminar:
    QQ Finance - 28 September 2017
    People.cn - 28 September 2017
    CSSN - 27 September 2017
    China Daily - 26 September 2017 (Chinese language version)
  • 4-Traders - 24 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the China railway construction project.
  • South China Morning Post - 07 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Communist Youth League
  • Aftenposten - 05 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's role in the North Korea conflict.
  • 88.9 Weku - 05 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's reaction to North Korea's missile test.
  • BBC One Breakfast - 05 September 2017
    Steve Tsang discusses North Korea-China relations and the tensions between the communist states and the USA.
  • El Confidencial - 05 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China and North Korea.
  • The Guardian - 04 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's reaction to North Korea's nuclear test.
  • Radio 5 Live, BBC World News, BBC World Service The World, BBC News Channel, BBC Wales, Austrian Radio, BBC Cumbria, CBC, CNN, Channel 4 News, CBC (Canadian) Radio ‘As it Happens’ Programme 
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s role over Korea.
  • The Guardian - 03 September 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed North Korea and China.
  • Andrew Marr show
    Steve Tsang praised on the show regarding his interview with The Guardian regarding North Korea and Xi Jinping.
  • BBC Cumbria, CBC
    Steve Tsang discussed North Korea and China.
  • The Quint - 02 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed in article on the BRICS summit in China.
  • News.com.au - 02 September 2017
    Steve Tsang discusses why China won't budge on North Korea.
  • The Daily Telegraph Australia - 01 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's stance on North Korea's missile test.
  • AP News - 01 September 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about the BRICS summit in Xiamen.

August

  • Wall Street Journal - 31 August 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed President Xi Jingping and the 19th National Congress in Beijing.
  • Aljazeera
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Beijing's control and censorship mechanisms before the Communist Party's 19th Congress.
  • BBC News Channel & BBC Wales - 30 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s role in dealing with the North Korean missile test.
  • Radio 5 Live & BBC World News - 29 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s role in dealing with the North Korean missile test.
  • Thomson Reuters - 22 August 2017
    Tim Pringle interviewed in article on the Cambridge University Press reposting blocked China articles.
  • The Guardian - 21 August 2017
    Tim Pringle publishes article ‘China’s bid to block my journal’s articles is a new attack on academic freedom’.
  • Aljazeera - 21 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Beijing's control and censorship mechanisms before the Communist Party's 19th Congress.
  • Taiwan Sentinel - 19 August 2017
    Dafydd Fell publishes article on rail infrastructure and neglected public transport in Taiwan.
  • South China Morning Post - 18 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed in article about Cambridge University Press pulling sensitive journal articles in China at the request of Beijing.
  • Independent - 15 August 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in article ‘India and China 'preparing for armed conflict' if Bhutan solution not found’.
  • Radio 24 - 08 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on President Xi Jingping’s speech about the PLA.
  • Phoenix TV - 08 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on President Xi Jingping’s speech about the PLA.
  • South China Morning Post - 07 August 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in an article on what to expect from the Communist Party congress.
  • India Today - 03 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Xi Jingping's tightening grip on the Communist Party ahead of leadership congress.
  • Bloomberg - 02 August 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in an article entitled ‘The Conglomerate That Troubles China’.
  • The Guardian - 01 August 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed President Xi Jingping’s speech marking the 90th birthday of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA).
  • BBC World Service - 01 August 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed for Dan Damon Show on President Xi Jingping’s speech about the PLA.
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer - 01 August 2017
    Steve Tsang  mentioned in article about PDP - Laban.

July

  • El Mercurio - 30 July 2017
    Steve Tsang  interviewed about President Xi Jinping's ambitions to stay in power after 2022. 
  • Huffington Post - 28 July 2017
    Steve Tsang  discussed how President Xi Jinping will solidify his power in the upcoming Party Congress.
  • Le Monde - 25 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's 19th Party congress.
  • Financial Times - 24 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed in article about Sun Zhengcai facing corruption probe.
  • Politiken - 24 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's Politburo member Sun Zhengcai.
  • News.com.au - 23 July 2017
    Yuka Kobayashi interviewed about China's Belt and Road initiative.
  • Linkedin - 21 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed China facing Communist party infighting for the next five years.
  • South China Morning Post - 19 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Sun Zhengcai being placed under investigation.
  • Chatham House - 19 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about the death of Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Nobel laureate and human rights campaigner. 
  • Monocle Radio - 25 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed the Abbas visit to China.
  • Radio 4 - 25 July 2017
    Jieyu Liu interviewed on China’s two-child policy.
  • Taipei Times - 22 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed the banning of Pooh bear.
  • The Korea Times -  21 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed US-China relations.
  • Voice of America - 20 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed US-China relations.
  • Taiwan Sentinel - 20 July 2017
    Dafydd Fell published an article on Taiwan's 30th anniversary of lifting martial law.
  • Taipei Times - 20 July 2017
    Dafydd Fell's book Social Movements in Taiwan was reviewed.
  • South China Morning Post -09 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed US-China relations.
  • The Independent - 18 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed China’s ban on Winnie the Pooh.
  • South China Morning Post - 18 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed the upcoming National Congress in China and the investigation into Sun Zhengcai.
  • Taiwan Sentinel - 16 July 2017
    Dafydd Fell published an article on political divisions in Taiwan.
  • RFI - 15 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong.
  • South China Morning Post - 14 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discusses the reluctance of key Western powers to stand up for China’s dissident Liu Xiaobo and his family.
  • The Irish Times - 13 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed the upcoming National Congress in China.
  • TRT World - 06 July 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Hong Kong’s culture in relation to China. 
  • Financial Times
    Steve Tsang quoted in the article ‘China’s best-known dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody’.
  • Radio Poland 
    Steve Tsang discussed the death of China’s best-known dissident Liu Xiaobo.
  • BBC World Service Newshour - 11 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on President Xi at the G20.
  • The Conversation - 11 July 2017
    Enze Han published article 'How to gauge China’s development in its ethnic minority regions? Watch it light up from space'.
  • South China Morning Post - 08 July 2017
    Steve Tsang commented on human rights in China.
  • South China Morning Post - 06 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US and China relations.
  • NBC News - 06 July 2017
    Steve Tsang commented on Trump's tweets on trade with China.
  • The Japan Times - 02 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China-UK relations.
  • Bloomberg - 01 July 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's dismissal of U.K treaty.

June

  • The Irish Times - 29 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed in article on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China.
  • Sky News, BBC World News, BBC Local Radio, BBC Cornwall, BBC Scotland, France 24, Financial Times: Steve Tsang discussed the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China.
  • South China Morning Post - 27 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about the value of Hong Kong to China.
  • LMTonline - 24 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on wealth disparity in Hong Kong.
  • Taipei Times - 21 June 2017
    Dafydd Fell interviewed in article on the new Taiwan indigenous project.
  • BBC - 14 June 2017
    Dafydd Fell quoted on Taiwan-Panama relations.
  • SCMP, Bloomberg - 20 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Panama-Taiwan relations.
  • Asia Sentinel - 19 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed in article "China Declares All-out Diplomatic War on Taiwan."
  • Ta Kung Pao - 19 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Hong Kong's independence.
  • Bloomberg - 13 June 2017
    Interview with Steve Tsang on Hong Kong's huge wealth gap.
  • The Diplomat - 07 June 2017
    Interview with Ulrich Volz on US-China relations
  • South China Morning Post - 07 June 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed UK-China relations.
  • Monocle Radio - 06 June 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Japan-China-North Korea relations.

May

  • Newsweek - 31 May 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's new cyber-security law.
  • South China Morning Post - 15 May 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed the possibility of a new Silk Road.
  • The Globe and Mail - 16 May 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about globalisation and China's 'Belt and Road' initiative.
  • South China Morning Post - 15 May 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in article about China's next Silk Road summit.
  • BBC World Service
    Dafydd Fell and Bi-yu Chang appeared on the BBC World Service to discuss the history of Taiwan.
  • South China Morning Post - 15 May 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's 'Belt and Road' initiative.
  • The Guardian - 14 May 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in article about Joshua Wong, leader of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella movement.
  • Monocle - 2 May 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed China’s relationship with North Korea.
  • CNN - 2 May 2017
    Jieyu Liu quoted in an article entitled ‘China's all-girl boy band.
  • BBC Three Counties
    Steve Tsang discussed China’s role in the North Korea situation.

April

  • BBC World - 30 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed China’s relationship with North Korea.
  • BBC News - 6 April 2017
    Jieyu Liu interviewed about Chinese millennials and home ownership.
  • Strait Times - 8 April 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Xi Jinping urging Trump to cooperate on trade, investment.
  • South China Morning Post - 8 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Washington's 100-day plan to narrow its trade deficit with Beijing.
  • South China Morning Post - 8 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed China's bargaining opportunity with the US.
  • Bloomberg - 7 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Trump's relationship with Xi Jinping.
  • Newsnight - 6 April 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-China relations.
  • Today - 6 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping.
  • France 24 - 6 April 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Trump's first meeting with Xi Jinping.
  • The Irish Times - 5 April 2017
    Steve Tsang discussed Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping regarding trade and North Korea.
  • South China Morning Post - 1 April 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on US-China relations.

March

  • South China Morning Post - 27 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s Communist Party constitution.
  • Newsweek - 24 March 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on Hong Kong’s relationship with China.
  • BBC - 23 March 2017
    Ernest Caldwell and Dafydd Fell quoted on extradition cases of Taiwanese fraud suspects to China by third party governments.
  • The News Lens - 21 March 2017
    Ernest Caldwell quoted on transitional justice and Taiwan's government under President Tsai Ing-wen.
  • South China Morning Post - 17 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-China relations.
  • FDi Intelligence - 16 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on foreign investment in China.
  • Los Angeles Times - 15 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-China relations.
  • The Japan Times - 13 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's 2017 defence budget.
  • The Bridge - 13 March 2017
    Steve Tsang mentioned as an influential mentor in an interview with his former student.
  • Taipei Times - 13 March 2017
    Dafydd Fell interviewed in an article on the Centre of Taiwan Studies’ Film and Book Week and Taiwan Studies at SOAS.
  • Wall Street Journal - 2 March 2017
    Steve Tsang provided comment on China’s National People’s Congress. 
  • The Irish Times - 1 March 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's annual parliament.

February

  • CNBC - 23 February 2017
    Steve Tsang provided comment on US-China relations.
  • Share Radio - 28 February 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-China relations.
  • Verdict - 23 February 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on the corruption sentence of former Hong Kong leader, Donald Tsang.
  • South China Morning Post - 17 February 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on US-China relations.
  • Calcalist - 17 February 2017
    Steve Tsang provided comment on the upcoming 19th Party Congress.
  • BBC China - 17 February 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the US Senators’ bill on HK human rights.
  • CNN - 10 February 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted on US-North Korea relations.
  • Bloomberg News - 10 February 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Trump reaffirming One-China.
  • BBC News - 10 February 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Trump One-China policy.
  • New York Times - 10 February 2017
    Steve Tsang quoted in a story on Xiao Jianhua.
  • France 24 - 7 February 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the power shift in US-China relations since Trump election. 
  • BBC - 5 February 2017
    Jieyu Liu advised the BBC on the script for Call the Midwife: Series 6: Episode 3 where Barbara cares for a Chinese first-time mother.

January

  • RFI - 31 January 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China-US relations focusing on the South China Sea disputes.
  • BBC Last Word - 31 January 2017
    Yan Jiang provided commentary on the Chinese economist and linguistics expert Zhou Youguang who came up with the Pinyin system of turning Chinese characters into Roman letters.
  • NBC News - 28 January 2017
    Jieyu Liu interviewed on China's demographic crisis.
  • Monocle 24 - 24 January 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Xi Jinping’s visit to Davos
  • South China Morning Post - 24 January 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Xi Jinping’s visit to Davos
  • Radio France International - 24 January 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China-US relations focusing on the South China Sea disputes
  • BBC World - 13 January 2017
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-China-Taiwan relations as President Tsai of Taiwan plans to make transit stops in the USA en route to Latin America
  • Wall Street Journal, Asia Sentinel, South China Morning Post, BBC China: Steve Tsang quoted on the US and Trump's relationship with China and the Communist Party's national congress