Joseph Cheng

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Name: Joseph Cheng
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Chinese dream turns sour for activists under Xi Jinping

BEIJING: Activists, lawyers, journalists, bloggers, professors - China's new leaders have taken aim at civil society in what analysts call an effort to muffle dissent that is proving powerfully effective.The ruling Communist Party has long maintained ... [Published Economic Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

China Corruption Crackdown Helps Xi Position to Shape Future Leaders

Xi Jinping, China ’s Communist Party boss for less than two years, is already positioning to shape the next generation of leaders, with the biggest corruption crackdown in three decades offering a chance to promote allies.Amid front-page attention in ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

What do you do with millions of extra graduates?

Rising joblessness among new university graduates in China and India is creating an army of educated unemployed that some fear could destabilise these huge economies.Both India and China have experienced a higher education revolution in the past decade, ... [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
Entities: China, India, Joseph Cheng, Tribe
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement gains momentum

"The huge crowds gathered here reflect the willingness of the people of Hong Kong to take action and sacrifice for the sake of democracy," said Joseph Cheng. The political science professor from the City University of Hong Kong is one of many city residents ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 2 reports

China media slams Hong Kong democracy poll despite 800,000 votes

Hong Kong: Organisers Monday urged Hong Kong's government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on democratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic.The poll organised ... [Published zeenews.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwanese protest trade deal with China

Taiwanese protesters are worried that a trade deal will hurt businesses and increase political influence from Beijing, says Joseph Cheng, Chair Professor of Political Science at City University of Hong Kong. ... [Published CNBC - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong Vote Annoying Beijing Risks Curbing Commerce

Johnny Lam, a 76-year-old Hong Kongresident, defied Beijing by casting a ballot on June 22. He’sone of more than 740,000 in the city who have taken part in areferendum on how to choose the territory’s next leader.China , which reserves for itself the ... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Alarm at Beijing white paper

Hong Kong (CNN) -- Pro-democracy Hong Kongers have reacted angrily to a Chinese government white paper affirming Beijing's "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the territory, released days after more than 100,000 demonstrators gathered in the city calling ... [Published CNN - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong referendum reflects 'people want democracy'

More than 700,000 people have voted in an unofficial electoral reform poll which allows Hong Kong residents to choose between three options on how the elections for the post of the chief executive in 2017 should be carried out - each of which would allow ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage

A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Western Washington earlier this month challenges the recent The ordinance passed the Seattle City Council on June 2, and was signed by Mayor Ed Murray the next day. Essentially, the ordinance will phase in ... [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

People need to understand Chinese model of democracy

Last Friday I was invited to join Benny Tai and Joseph Cheng, on the RTHK program Pulse, to discuss our different views on the white paper. I discovered that all three of us guests, together with the host of the program, agreed that the paper really contained ... [Published China Daily Asia - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong Kong

Chinese officials announced Tuesday that Hong Kong is not designated with “full autonomy” and must submit to the control of Beijing. The notice comes less than a week after over 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to remember the 25th anniversary ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]

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"it's a general intolerance for dissent, a general intolerance for civil society's development. the whole approach is to concentrate power to promote economic reforms, to emphasise stability" said Joseph Cheng, a China politics expert at . One tactic was "to generate deterrence through heavy penalties," he said

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Chinese dream turns sour for activists under Xi... [Published Economic Times - 16 hours ago]
Chinese Dream Turns Sour for Activists Under Xi... [Published NDTV - 17 hours ago]
China Corruption Crackdown Helps Xi Position to... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 04 2014]
Growing gap between ideals and reality [Published Asiaone - Jul 02 2014]
What do you do with millions of extra graduates? [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement gains momentum [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 01 2014]
Hong Kong rally is a 'clear message to Beijing' [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 01 2014]
China slams Hong Kong over democracy poll [Published Manila Times - Jun 30 2014]
China media slams Hong Kong democracy poll desp... [Published zeenews.com - Jun 30 2014]
Hong Kong democracy poll slammed despite 800,00... [Published Malay Mail - Jun 30 2014]
Beijing Builds, and Blocks, Bridges With Taiwan [Published China Digital Times - Jun 27 2014]
Taiwanese protest trade deal with China [Published CNBC - Jun 27 2014]
Hong Kong Vote Annoying Beijing Risks Curbing C... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 26 2014]
Alarm at Beijing white paper [Published CNN - Jun 25 2014]
Hong Kong referendum reflects 'people want demo... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jun 23 2014]
Franchisees sue Seattle over $15 wage [Published Northwest Asian Weekly - Jun 19 2014]
People need to understand Chinese model of demo... [Published China Daily Asia - Jun 17 2014]
China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Hong Kong Democracy Activists Rebuke China's Wh... [Published VOA News - Jun 11 2014]
Alarm in Hong Kong at Chinese white paper affir... [Published CNN - Jun 11 2014]
21Vianet Group, Inc. Appoints New Independent D... [Published OSIX News - Jun 10 2014]
Hong Kong must accept Beijing's control, China'... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
Record crowds expected at Tiananmen vigil in Ho... [Published The Phuket News - Jun 04 2014]
China rounds up activists ahead of Tiananmen an... [Published 3 News - Jun 04 2014]
Record crowds expected at Tiananmen... [Published XinMsn - Jun 03 2014]
Remembering Tiananmen Square [Published The Economist - Jun 03 2014]
Road Bumps to China's Economic Growth Targets [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Mar 05 2014]
China tightens grip on disputed sea [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 08 2014]
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China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Chinese officials announced Tuesday that Hong Kong is not designated with “full autonomy” and must submit to the control of Beijing. The notice comes less than a week after over 100,000 people gathered in Hong Kong to remember the 25th anniversary ...
Road Bumps to China's Economic Growth Targets [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Mar 05 2014]
The Chinese government maintained the country's growth target at 7.5% for the coming year. But as City University of Hong Kong professor Joseph Cheng tells Deborah Kan, concerns over steady growth are mounting. ...
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