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SCI in the Media in 2018

December

  • South China Morning Post - 20 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on detention of Canadians in China.
  • Prospect - 17 December 2018
    Blog post by George Magnus on China's private sector.
  • Bloomberg - 17 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted in Bloomberg feature article on China's economy.
  • BBC World Service - 16 December 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US-North Korea relations.
  • BBC Scotland - 15 December 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Huawei situation.
  • Financial Times - 12 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China detaining former Canadian diplomat.
  • Radio France International - 10 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Huawei CFO’s arrest.
  • Radio Bulgaria - 08 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China-US trade meeting.
  • BBC Radio 4 - 10 December 2018
    George Magnus interviewed on 'Does Trade Matter?'.
  • The Independent - 06 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on North Korea's foreign minister's visit to China.
  • Prospect - 05 December 2018
    George Magnus interviewed on 'Is China heading for a fall?'.
  • The Wall Street Journal - 03 December 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on US-China trade meeting.

November

  • Prospect - 28 November 2018
    George Magnus on 'Who is winning the US-China trade war?'.
  • South China Morning Post - 27 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Pro-market economist excluded from China’s reform.
  • Cable Public Affairs Channel - 25 November 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on 'U.S. shifting the way it deals with China'.
  • Financial Times - 23 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on most popular VPN apps linked to China.
  • The Irish Times - 23 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Xi Jinping’s power play.
  • China Economic Review - 23 November 2018
    George Magnus interviewed on China's economy.
  • The Irish Times - 19 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on changes in the US-China relationship.
  • Monocle 24 and BBC World Service - 19 November 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the trail of the ‘Umbrella 9’ in Hong Kong
  • Deutsche Welle - 09 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on 'The racist face of the Chinese presence in Africa'.
  • AFP - 09 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's development and export of drones.
  • Nikkei Asian Review - 09 November 2018
    George Magnus quoted on China's middle class.
  • Times Higher Education - 08 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Western universities urged to rethink Chinese military ties.
  • South China Morning Post - 06 November 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China ready to talk to resolve US trade war.

October

  • The Globalist - 31 October 2018
    Steve Tsang spoke on the relationship between China and South America
  • BBC News - 26 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on 'How the world is grappling with China's rising power'
  • Warsaw Security Forum - 25 October 2018
    Steve Tsang addressed the Warsaw Security Forum as part of a panel discussion on 'Is a New World War Approaching?'.
  • African Business - 24 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China’s tech industry.
  • Bloomberg - 22 October 2018
    George Magnus interviewed on 'Understanding China'.
  • ABC News - 22 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.
  • South China Morning Post - 22 October 2018
    George Magnus quoted on 'China at a crossroads'.
  • BBC Chinese - 22 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on new program by Xi Jinping.
  • Radio France Internationale - 21 October 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Taiwan's independence rally.
  • Monocle 24 - 19 October 2018
    Steve Tsang spoke on Taiwan's independence rally.
  • Straits Times - 17 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's detention of Interpol chief.
  • South China Morning Post - 16 October 2018
    George Magnus opinion piece: First tariffs, and now a move to isolate China in global trade. Can the US succeed?
  • South China Morning Post - 14 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on removal of Meng Hongwei.
  • TT (Swedish News Agency) - 14 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on US-China trade war.
  • Business Standard - 11 October 2018
    George Magnus quoted on US-China trade war.
  • New Statesman America - 10 October 2018
    George Magnus' new book reviewed by Isabel Hilton.
  • World Is One News - 08 October 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's detention of former Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei.
  • Economic Times - 08 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on resignation of Interpol chief.
  • South China Morning Post - 08 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China confirms detention of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei.
  • Wall Street Journal - 08 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on disappearance of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei.
  • Le Figaro - 08 October 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the case of former Interpol chief's detention in China.
  • PRI's The World - 04 October 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on whether China meddling is US politics.

September

  • Bloomberg - 24 September 2018
    George Magnus discussed the US-China trade spat.
  • Financial Times - 24 September 2018
    George Magnus on US-China trade.
  • Al Jazeera - 23 September 2018
    Steve Tsang commented on The story of China's Southern Media Group.
  • RFI - 23 September 2018
    Steve Tsang on Hong Kong's relationship with China.
  • la Repubblica - 22 September 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the recent China-Vatican deal (article in Italian).
  • New Europe - 20 September 2018
    Steve Tsang on China's engagement with Africa.
  • Nikkei Asian Review - 20 September 2018
    George Magnus on President Xi and US-China 'trade war'.
  • Novoye vremya (Ukrainian edition) - 20 September 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the effects for Hong Hong of US tariffs on Chinese goods.
  • Bloomberg - 10 September 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China and Taiwan relations.
  • Syndication Bureau - 17 September 2018
    Steve Tsang on Is China’s Africa investment more than a 'new version of colonialism?'.
  • Al Jazeera - 10 September 2018
    Steve Tsang spoke on Muslim Uighurs in China.
  • South China Morning Post - 05 September 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on academics being denied visas and access to archives while on fieldwork.
  • Monocle 24 - 04 September 2018
    Steve Tsang spoke on China-Africa relations.
  • Quartz - 04 September 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on a part of Hong Kong effectively becoming mainland Chinese territory.

August

  • South China Morning Post - 30 August 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Xi Jinping sticking to his policies.
  • Newsweek - 29 August 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Trump accusing China of hacking Hillary Clinton's emails.
  • Newsweek - 28 August 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the end of the one child policy and problems with controlling birth in China.
  • Newsweek - 17 August 2018
    Jieyu Liu discusses valentines day (qixi festival) and finding love in modern China.
  • News&Observer - 13 August 2018
    Steve Tsang talks about Xi's future challenges.
  • VOA - 13 August 2018
    Steve Tsang on Xi Jinping long term leadership.
  • The Columbian - 13 August 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Xi's economic and political challenges.
  • The Nexus on TRT World - 10 August 2018
    Steve Tsang appeared on Trade Wars: Who can stand the pain longest, China or the United States?
  • New York Times - 10 August 2018
    Rachel Harris quoted on the disappearance of Uighur Academic in China.
  • Radio Free Asia - 10 August 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses political control and repression in China.
  • BBC World News - 9 August 2018
    Steve Tsang on Taiwan dismissing the Chinese plan for an undersea tunnel.
  • TRT World News - 9 August 2018
    Steve Tsang participating in discussion programme.
  • China Digital Times - 8 August 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the CCP launch of patriotic education for intellectuals.
  • Inkstone News - 8 August 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on intellectuals in China.
  • BBC World Service - 8 August 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed about environment in China.
  • South China Morning Post - 8 August 2018
    Steve Tsang talks about the Communist Party telling Chinese intellectuals to promote patriotic spirit.
  • BBC Arabic TV - 7 August 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses the banning of Christopher Robin in China.
  • Radio France International - 2 August 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on matters arising from Asean FM's meetings.

July

  • BBC Radio Manchester - 21 July 2018
    Jieyu Liu discusses her new book on White Collar Beauties in China.
  • The National - 17 July 2018
  • Radio France International - 17 July 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the US-China trade tension.
  • Monocle 24 - 17 July 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses EU-China summit re trade tension with the US.
  • Alaraby TV - 10 July 2018
    Yuka Kobayashi interviewed on Middle Eastern-Chinese relationships.
  • Asia Sentinel - 4 July 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on pension cuts in Taiwan's military.
  • DW - 3 July 2018
    Steve Tsang talks about academic freedom at University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China campus.
  • BBC World Service - 2 July 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses the US-China trade war.

June

  • Click Lancashire - 28 June 2018
    Steve Tsang on US commitment to South Korea security.
  • Newsweek - 26 June 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the U.S. Defense Secretary's recent trip to Beijing.
  • Newsweek - 19 June 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Kim Jong Un's third visit to China since March.
  • The Globalist - 19 June 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses what role China is likely to play in North Korea's denuclearisation.
  • BBC World News - 15 June 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the new US tariff on China.
  • La Repubblica - 13 June 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China's response to the Trump-Kim summit.
  • Alaraby TV - 12 June 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Singapore summit.
  • VOA - 5 June 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the South China Sea.
  • Yahoo News - 5 June 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the Trump-Kim summit.
  • South China Morning Post - 4 June 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Trump-Kim summit.
  • BBC World Service - 4 June 2018
    Steve Tsang discussed US-China trade relations.
  • BBC World TV - 4 June 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on the Trump-Kim Summit.
  • BBC Four - 4 June 2018
    Steve Tsang was interviewed for a programme on Tiananmen Square which aired 10pm, 4 June.
  • The World Weekly - 1 June 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the Trump-Kim summit.

May

  • Radio France International - 27 May 2018
    Steve Tsang talks about China's success in taking another diplomatic ally from Taiwan.
  • Sky News - 25 May 2018
  • Christian Headlines - 24 May 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's Child Policy
  • Independent - 22 May 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China's relaxation of child limits
  • The Times - 18 May 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed for an article on British partner schools in China which teach the Chinese national curriculum.
  • South China Morning Post - 15 May 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China’s vice-president Wang Qishan's role.
  • Taipei Times - 13 May 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on ways for Taiwan to keep its allies.
  • Telegraph - 13 May 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China's first home-built aircraft carrier.
  • Daily Sabah - 13 May 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's aircraft carrier sea trials.
  • France24 - 13 May 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Trump-Kim meeting and China's role.
  • The Straits Times - 6 May 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's forced confessions. 
  • CNBC - 4 May 2018
    Steve Tsang on China's representative office in Hong Kong opening its doors to the public.
  • Heart - 4 May 2018
  • China Digital Times - 2 May 2018
  • China Daily - 1 May 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Peppa Pig's disappearance from a Chinese media platform.
  • Monocle 24 - 1 May 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses Dominican Republic's switch of recognition from Taiwan to China.
  • BBC World Service - 1 May 2018
    Steve Tsang again discusses the Dominican Republic's recent switch.
  • Newsweek - 1 May 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on China's social credit system.

April

  • BBC Scotland - 28 April 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed about China's approach to Korea.
  • VOA - 27 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on Kim Jong Un's nuclear testing.
  • South China Morning Post - 26 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on house arrest of Liu Xiaobo's widow.
  • VOA - 26 April 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's opinion of North-South Korea Talks.
  • South China Morning Post - 25 April 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on the Korea summit.
  • The World Weekly - 20 April 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Japan's recent talks with China and the USA.
  • South China Morning Post - 13 April 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China's live-fire drills in the Taiwan strait.
  • Newsweek - 13 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on whether China could invade Taiwan.
  • Newsweek - 12 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on China's death penalty.
  • BBC - 11 April 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses international tensions.
  • Asia Sentinel - 10 April 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the U.S decision to allow manufacturers to sell submarine technology to Taiwan.
  • Radio France International - 6 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on the US-China trade war.
  • South China Morning Post - 1 April 2018
    Steve Tsang on China's possible diplomatic 'crisis'.

March

  • BBC Scotland - 31 March 2018
    Steve Tsang on 'Good Morning Scotland' discussing engagement with China.
  • South China Morning Post - 29 March 2018
    Steve Tsang on the motivation behind Kim Jong-un's trip to China.
  • The Express - 29 March 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses the Kim-Xi meeting and the message it sends to Trump.
  • BBC World Service Radio - 28 March 2018
    Steve Tsang on the Kim-Xi meeting.
  • Newsweek - 27 March 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on senators in the U.S urging Trump to Give Taiwan F35 Fighter Jets to fend off China
  • Daily Star - 25 March 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the battle for the South China Sea.
  • Lancashire Independent News - 24 March 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted in an article on Trump's new trade actions against China.
  • Newburgh Gazette - 24 March 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted in an article on cross strait relations and the recent law allowing unrestricted travel by US officials to meet with Taiwan's government.
  • The Guardian - 21 March 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted in an article discussing China's state media merger.
  • Steve Tsang discusses Xi Jinping's recent nationalist speech to parliament and vision for China:
    The Irish Times - 20 March 2018
    South China Morning Post - 20 March 2018
    BBC World News - 20 March 2018
  • The Straits Times - 19 March 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Premier Li's re-election.
  • U.S News - 18 March 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on China's new Vice President.
  • Steve Tsang on Xi Jinping's re-election:
    The Straits Times - 17 March 2018
    The New Indian Express - 17 March 2018
  • The World Weekly - 16 March 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the challenges posed by a Trump-Kim summit.
  • Hellenic Shipping News - 16 March 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on Xi Jinping's leadership and future for China.
  • Steve Tsang interviewed on the vote to remove presidential term limits:
    The Quint - 14 March 2018
    TodayOnline - 14 March 2018
    France Radio International - 13 March 2018
    BBC World Service Radio - 12 March 2018
    Newsweek - 12 March 2018
    La Repubblica - 12 March 2018
    The Washington Post - 11 March 2018
    Financial Times - 11 March 2018  
    BBC Wales - 9 March 2018
    BBC World - 9 March 2018
  • The Straits Times - 6 March 2018
    The Straits Times - 5 March 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on delegates endorsing the lifting of term limits for President Xi.
  • Steve Tsang interviewed on the CCP's proposition to remove presidential term limits:
    Global Village Space - 6 March 2018
    La Repubblica - 5 March 2018
    9News - 5 March 2018
    The Japan Times - 4 March 2018
    ABCNews - 4 March 2018
    Las Vegas Sun - 3 March 2018
    The World Weekly - 2 March 2018

February

  • Steve Tsang on the lack of response from world leaders over Xi's presidential term limits:
    Anadolu Ajansi - 27 February 2018
    VOA TV (28:00)- 27 February 2018
    South China Morning Post - 26 February 2018
    BBC World Service (Radio) - 26 February 2018
    BBC Newsnight (TV) - 26 February 2018
    The Straits Times - 26 February 2018
    The Irish Times - 25 February 2018
    The Telegraph - 25 February 2018
    The Washington Post - 25 February 2018
    The Guardian - 25 February 2018WikiTribune - 27 February 2018
  • Bloomberg - 27 February 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses how we cannot compare Xi Jinping to totalitarianism.
  • The Times - 27 February 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Chinese military's support of Xi's plan to extend his presidency.
  • El Confidential - 26 February 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on growing Chinese influence on the EU.
  • South China Morning Post - 21 February 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China's economic management under Xi.
  • The Independent - 14 February 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on UK Ministry of Defence plans to send a Royal Navy warship through the South China Sea.
  • Insight - 1 February 2018
    An interview with Steve Tsang on Xi Jinping’s centralization of power.
  • The World - 1 February 2018
    Steve Tsang on China's corruption crackdown.
  • Radio 4 - 1 February 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Theresa May's visit to Beijing.

January

  • The Guardian - 31 January 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Theresa May's pledges to raise Hong Kong and human rights with China.
  • The Guardian - 30 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Theresa May's largest ever trade delegation with China.
  • Deutsche Welle (Chinese) - 30 January 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on the One Belt One Road.
  • Verdict - 30 January 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on May's China visit and the business leaders going with her.
  • South China Morning Post - 29 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Liu He's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
  • South China Morning Post - 26 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Xi Jinping's anti-mafia campaign.
  • Syndication Bureau - 25 January 2016
    Opinion piece written by Steve Tsang on China's deployment of elite combat troops in Syria.
  • Today Online - 17 January 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Chinese espionage.
  • The Times - 11 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on David Cameron's meeting with Xi Jinping.
  • South China Morning Post - 8 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on Confucius Institutes.
  • World Service Radio - 8 January
    Steve Tsang interviewed on air.
  • World TV - 8 January
    Steve Tsang interviewed on air.
  • Macdonald-Laurier Institute - 4 January 2018
    Opinion piece by Steve Tsang on Beijing's handling of Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  • Pakistan Observer - 4 January 2018
    Steve Tsang interviewed about the Quadrilateral bloc.
  • Newsline - 4 January 2018
    Steve Tsang quoted on North Korean aims for South Korea.
  • UPI - 3 January 2018
    Steve Tsang comments on North Korea's aim to weaken South Korea-U.S alliance.
  • BBC World - 2 January 2018
    Steve Tsang discusses "Is it politically astute to drive a wedge between the US and South Korea?"