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SOAS China Institute

SCI in the Media in 2021

July

Bruegel - 07 July 2021
Steve Tsang spoke about the CCP's 100th Anniversary.

Monocle 24 Radio - 07 July 2021
Steve Tsang spoke about the security law situation in Hong Kong.

Shepard - 05 July 2021
Steve Tsang featured in blog post about publications on Hong Kong.

Monocle 24 Radio - 02 July 2021
Steve Tsang spoke about the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party.

United Daily of Singapore - 02 July 2021
Steve Tsang quoted in 建党百年庆典 习近平称颂中共全面建成小康社会

BBC World - 01 July 2021
Steve Tsang spoke about 100 years of the CCP.

Al Jazeera - 01 July 2021
Steve Tsang quoted in China’s history wars: Controlling present, past and future.

BFM Radio - 01 July 2021
Steve Tsang spoke about the CCP at 100 years old.

Newsweek - 01 July 2021
Steve Tsang quoted in Xi Jinping Says China to Become Dominant World Power Within 30 Years.

June

  • The Print -30 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Xi Jinping’s successor likely to be biggest question for CCP as it turns 100, say experts.
  • Fortune - 30 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Can Hong Kong be a global city without public trust?
  • Folha de S.Paulo - 29 June 2021
    Olivia Cheung quoted in Visionários, vingativos ou medíocres, líderes moldaram os 100 anos do Partido Comunista Chinês.
  • South China Morning Post - 29 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s Communist Party goes back to the future in centenary curtain-raiser.
  • Hindustan Times - 27 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Xi Jinping’s continuation in power could be ‘very destabilising’ for party: Experts.
  • South China Morning Post - 25 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in As the Communist Party turns 100, Xi Jinping has a problem: who will take over?
  • The Straits Times - 25 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in CCP at 100: Stability in China still elusive.
  • Brookings - 25 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Taiwan’s vitality.
  • El Mercurio (print edition) - 24 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted on freedom of the press in Hong Kong.
  • France 24 - 24 June 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about Hong Kong.
  • Japan Forward - 24 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s Blow to Media Freedom: Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Paper Apple Daily Announces Closure.
  • South China Morning Post - 23 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Huawei 5G ban is upheld by Swedish court in further blow to Chinese telecoms giant’s European plans.
  • New Statesman - 23 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in How the UK’s Hong Kong visa offer could still fail refugees.
  • ANI - 23 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in In another setback for China, Swedish court upholds ban on tech giant Huawei.
  • South China Morning Post - 22 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Goodbye, Hong Kong: protesters seeking asylum abroad from national security law vow to fight on, but feel ‘survivor’s guilt’.
  • AFP - 18 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Hong Kong media reel as security law targets democracy paper's reporting.
  • BBC News Channel - 18 June 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke on Dytedance performance & US-China tension.
  • South China Morning Post - 17 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s zero-tolerance approach helped control Covid-19, but is it time for an exit strategy?.
  • BBC South News - 17 June 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on why Hong Kongers are leaving Hong Kong for the UK.
  • BBC World Radio - 12 June 2021
    Lauren Johnston spoke about the BRI and the G7 summit.
  • Nikkei Asia - 11 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Germany passes supply chain law to curb exploitation in Asia.
  • The Times - 11 June 2021
    Letter to the Editor by Steve Tsang on 'Reparations by China' over Covid-19 published.
  • South China Morning Post - 09 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Who are China Communist Party’s ‘No 1 hands’ and why is Xi Jinping reining them in?.
  • CNN - 08 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Can China still lead the world in tech without a new Jack Ma?.
  • The Conversation - 03 June 2021
    China’s three-child policy is unlikely to be welcomed by working women - by Jieyu Liu
  • inews - 02 June 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in ‘Hope that Hongkongers will retain any vestiges of freedom… are fading fast’.
  • Nikkei Asia - 02 June 2021
    China's three-child policy is about quality, not quantity - by Lauren Johnston
  • Sky News - 01 June 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China's 3-child policy.

May

  • The Independent - 31 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Three child policy won’t solve China’s birth rate crisis, say experts.
  • Channel 4 News - 31 May 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China's 3-child policy.
  • LBC - 31 May 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China's 3-child policy.
  • BBC News - 28 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Taiwan must choose between virus and politics.
  • Asharq News Channel - 28 May 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China-France relations and the Sino-European investment agreement.
  • CNN - 26 May 2021
    Olivia Cheung quoted in Past, present and future: The evolution of China's incredible high-speed rail network.
  • Monocle 24 Radio - 19 May 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Hong Kong-Taiwan relations.
  • Quartz - 18 May 2021
    Steve Tsang featured in Profiles in influence: Meet the UK’s China watchers.
  • China Plus - 14 May 2021
    Lauren Johnston participated in panel on Is China really facing a demographic time bomb?
  • South China Morning Post - 14 May 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in China population: Beijing faces ‘tricky’ reforms to unleash new drivers of growth as workforce ages.
  • RFI - 13 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China's population puzzle: Was the latest census cooked?
  • VOA - 13 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Hungarian Plans for First Chinese University in Europe Prompt Security, Propaganda Fears.
  • France 24 - 11 May 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China’s changing demographics.
  • Bloomberg - 11 May 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in China Bets on Productivity Over Population to Drive Its Economy.
  • Nikkei Asia - 10 May 2021
    China's baby boomers are about to reshape the global economy again - by Lauren Johnston
  • South China Morning Post - 09 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in ‘Are you sleeping well?’ How Europe’s China researchers are alarmed by efforts to stifle criticism.
  • NBC News - 07 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in U.S. embassy apologizes for asking Chinese students, 'Are you like this dog ... ?'
  • BBC Chinese - 06 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in 中美关系:“战略模糊”还是“战略清晰”?美国对台政策之辩
  • Sportschau - 06 May 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed.
  • South China Morning Post - 03 May 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in The back room calculations adding up to China’s next envoy to the US.
  • Bloomberg - 03 May 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in An Older China May Be More Unequal, Too.

April

  • The Economist - 29 April 2021
    Steve Tsang appeared on Is Taiwan part of China?
  • Monocle Radio 24 - 19 April 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about Jimmy Lai and press freedom in Hong Kong.
  • ASharq News - 18 April 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Chinese politics.
  • DW News - 16 April 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed about the future of democracy and the situation in Hong Kong.
  • Times Higher Education - 16 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Historians concerned as China launches ‘distortion’ hotline.
  • VICE News - 16 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China Wants Hong Kong's Students To Protect Its Interests From Space to Sea.
  • The Financial Times - 11 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s ‘wolf warriors’ refuse to back down.
  • International Community Radio Taipei - 09 April 2021
    Dafydd Fell interviewed about his new book (between 32-42 minutes).
  • Taiwan Insight - 08 April 2021
    Article by Dafydd Fell.
  • The Globe and Mail - 08 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Ousted Hong Kong prodemocracy lawmaker moves to Canada to start new life.
  • Times Radio - 08 April 2021
    Olivia Cheung spoke to Mariella Frostrup about the UK's £43 million package to support immigrants from Hong Kong under the new visa scheme
  • De Standaard - 08 April 2021
    Dafydd Fell quoted in Hongkong is binnen. Tijd voor Taiwan.
  • In Pursuit of Development - 07 April 2021
    Lauren Johnston interviewed.
  • CNN - 02 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Tiananmen Square watch withdrawn from controversial sale by auction house.
  • Bloomberg Opinion - 01 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Hong Kong’s Avoidable Tragedy Is Complete.
  • New Statesman - 01 April 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in “Practically no effect”: The minimal impact of sanctions over Hong Kong.

March

  • RFI - 31 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Tensions on the rise with Chinese defence minister's visit to Europe.
  • BBC Radio Birmingham - 31 March 2021
    Lauren Johnston interviewed on China-UK tensions and dependence.
  • Nikkei Asia - 31 March 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in China determined to build iron ore hub in Africa as Australia goes Quad.
  • The Financial Times - 30 March 2021
    Profit or principle is the hard choice for foreign companies in China - by George Magnus.
  • LBC - 27 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China sanctions.
  • The Diplomat - 26 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Joint Xinjiang Sanctions Widen Rift in China’s Ties With the West.
  • BBC News, ITN and Times Radio - 26 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Chinese sanctions on British individuals & institutions.
  • BBC Radio 4 - 26 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed.
  • Monocle Radio 24 - 23 Radio
    Steve Tsang interviewed on new European Union sanctions imposed on China.
  • Quartz - 23 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Beijing’s European sanctions are also a bid to control who tells the China story.
  • BBC News Spanish - 22 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in report on China’s vaccination strategy.
  • Times Radio - 22 March 2021
    Olivia Cheung interviewed on China and the Trade Bill by John Pienaar.
  • Associated Press - 21 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in A Second Canadian Goes on Trial in China on Spying Charges.
  • Times Radio - 20 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Taiwan.
  • Alhurra TV - 20 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the Alaska meeting.
  • Pravda (Slovak) - 19 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted.
  • South China Morning Post - 18 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China takes aim at corrupt cadres and officials in expanded Inner Mongolia campaign.
  • The Stand News - 17 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted.
  • New Bloom Magazine - 16 March 2021
    Book review of Dafydd Fell's Taiwan’s Green Parties: Alternative Politics in Taiwan.
  • The Christian Science Monitor - 15 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Electoral reform: In changing Hong Kong, who counts as a ‘patriot’?.
  • BBC Radio 4 - 15 March 2021
    Olivia Cheung interviewed.
  • South China Morning Post - 14 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s internet was hailed as a path to democracy but the Communist Party reshaped it in its own image.
  • France 24 - 12 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s responses to the Quad.
  • The Wall Street Journal - 11 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China All but Ends Hong Kong Democracy With ‘Patriots Only’ Rule.
  • Taipei Times - 11 March 2021
    Book review of Dafydd Fell's Taiwan’s Green Parties: Alternative Politics in Taiwan.
  • The House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee - 10 March 2021
    Steve Tsang participated in session on The UK’s security and trade interests with regard to China.
  • Times Higher Education - 08 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in More funding but less freedom for Hong Kong universities.
  • South China Morning Post - 07 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Beijing prepared to accept the pain to ‘fix’ Hong Kong, observers say.
  • CNA - 07 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Chinese foreign policy and on Hong Kong.
  • South China Morning Post - 06 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Technology key to China’s vision for the future as a world leading power.
  • Tidningen Syre - 04 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted.
  • Al Jazeera - 03 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Hong Kong elections in China’s sights as Parliament meets.
  • War On The Rocks - 03 March 2021
    Economics, National Security, and the Competition with China - by George Magnus
  • TIME - 02 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China's Upcoming 'Two Sessions' Might Be Its Most Important Political Gathering in Decades.
  • BBC News Chinese - 02 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted on China Coast Guard Law.
  • BBC Radio Ulster - 02 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on Xinjiang and poverty eradication.
  • Daily Express - 02 March 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China and Taiwan clash risk rocket as Beijing baiting neighbour into active conflict.
  • DW News - 01 March 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed.

February

  • CNBC - 27 February 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in A digital dollar would help the U.S. and its allies keep China in check.
  • The Wall Street Journal - 25 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China’s Campaign to Crush Democracy in Hong Kong Is Working.
  • Nikkei Asia - 25 February 2021
    Lauren Johnston quoted in Great power competition: US boosts Africa diplomacy on land and sea.
  • New Statesman - 23 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in How the UK’s Hong Kong visa offer could still fail refugees.
  • The Financial Times - 20 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in UK academics struggle with stricter security on China partnerships.
  • Reuters - 19 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Alone in locked down London, fleeing Hong Kongers seek new life.
  • BBC Radio 4 - 17 February 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on China’s policy towards Myanmar.
  • France 24 - 16 February 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the trials of democrats in Hong Kong.
  • World Economic Forum - 15 February 2021
    Here’s why China’s trade deal with Mauritius matters - by Lauren Johnston.
  • Politics.co.uk - 09 February 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on the China Winter Olympics.
  • Nikkei Asia - 09 February 2021
    Clipping Jack Ma's wings will undermine China's Africa push - by Lauren Johnston.
  • The Spectator - 08 February 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed by Cindy Yu for Chinese Whispers: How Hong Kong became what it is today.
  • VOA Chinese - 08 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted.
  • The Daily Express - 07 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China plot: Tentacles of influence spreading with 'vaccine diplomacy' - as EU squabbles.
  • LBC - 07 February 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on what we should do about China’s approach to Xinjiang.
  • The Standard - 05 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Human rights, coronavirus at issue a year before Beijing Winter Olympics.
  • NPR - 04 February 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke on 'British Broadcast Regulator Cancels License For Chinese Government's News Channel'.
  • Associated Press - 04 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Human Rights, COVID at Issue 1 Year Before Beijing Olympics.
  • Dhaka Tribune - 04 February 2021
    OP-ED: Myanmar’s coup could trigger an international crisis - by Duncan Bartlett
  • The Independent - 03 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in The Hong Kong exodus is coming.
  • South China Morning Post - 03 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Think tank lays out 'realist' US policy towards China.
  • Middle East Eye - 01 February 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Why the UAE adopted China's Covid-19 vaccine.

January

  • Deutsche Welle - 29 January 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed on US offers Taiwan support after Chinese military incursions.
  • SWI - 29 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in On the trail of Covid-19: Will the probe in China be make or break for the WHO?
  • The Times - 27 January 2021
    Letter to the Editor by Steve Tsang published - China's abuse of Human Rights.
  • BFBS Radio - 27 January 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about China and Taiwan.
  • Reuters - 26 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Exclusive: Hong Kong police obtain financial records of arrested democracy activists.
  • BBC World Service Radio - 24 January 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about Xi Jinping and world trade after Trump.
  • NBC News - 20 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in World watches as Biden takes over a 'humbled' U.S. struggling to contain its crises.
  • Fortune - 20 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Chinese state media attacks BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine, even as China prepares to roll it out.
  • Pravda - 20 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Trump (ne)nastavil Rusku a Číne pravidlá. Čo zmení Biden?
  • South China Morning Post - 19 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Winter Games 2022: Xi Jinping checks Olympics progress amid boycott calls and coronavirus outbreak.
  • Nikkei Asia - 15 January 2021
    What the West gets wrong about China's Belt and Road Initiative - by Lauren Johnston
  • CNN - 13 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Hong Kong's new chief justice has vowed to uphold the city's judicial independence. Can he?
  • DW News - 12 January 2021
    Steve Tsang interviewed about Taiwan's diplomacy.
  • South China Morning Post - 12 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Xi Jinping says ‘time and momentum on China’s side’ as he sets out Communist Party vision.
  • Les Echos - 12 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in Jimmy Lai, le milliardaire qui défie le pouvoir chinois.
  • Daily Express - 10 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in China warning: Beijing's plan to abolish cash will help Xi Jinping 'take control of money'.
  • Infobae - 09 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in La encrucijada de Xi Jinping: entre el deseo de controlar a los empresarios y el riesgo de romper el “modelo chino”.
  • Times Higher Education - 07 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in How high can China fly?
  • The Kootneeti - 07 January 2021
    Steve Tsang quoted in How will the violence in Washington be viewed by China?
  • NPR - 06 January 2021
    Steve Tsang spoke about Hong Kong.