Joseph Cheng

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Name: Joseph Cheng
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 1 reports

China Announces Corruption Probe into Senior Ex-Leader

After months of speculation, China has formally announced it has opened a corruption investigation into retired senior politician Zhou Yongkang, who until 2012 was one of the country's elite leaders.The official Xinhua news agency said late Tuesday that ... [Published VOA News - 22 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

A great fall

By Felicia Sonmez — EMBATTLED former top Communist Zhou Yongkang rose through China’s state oil industry to become the country’s internal security chief — and amassed so much power, according to analysts, that he brought about his own downfall.The investigation ... [Published Oman Observer - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Zhou Yongkang: oil man whose well of power finally ran dry

Embattled former top Communist Zhou Yongkang rose through China’s state oil industry to become the country’s internal security chief — and amassed so much power, according to analysts, that he brought about his own downfall.AFP | 29 July 2014 ... [Published Mpumalanga News - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dems urge quick talks

However, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said she could not promise anything because of the short time left between now and the NPC meeting in late August.The meeting between Lam and 18 pan-democratic lawmakers lasted almost two hours during ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Last chance for compromise on Hong Kong's election law

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 17-07-2014After a hot political summer, Hong Kong is settling into an uneasy limbo before autumn ushers in the chill.Between now and end-August, when China's legislature is expected to issue its response to Hong Kong's ... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kong's Report To Beijing on Democracy Sparks Anger

Hong Kong's government on Tuesday sought to play down calls for public nomination of candidates as it requested legal changes to allow the city's residents to elect their own leader in 2017, sparking a wave of criticism from pro-democracy and civil society ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 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 - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Growing gap between ideals and reality

Mr Ronny Tong is throwing in the towel. "Practically nil," the moderate pan-democrat legislator snaps, when asked about the odds that Hong Kong will find a way forward to elect its chief executive by 2017. Mr Tong's pessimism reflects the worry among ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 02 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 - 1 reports

China slams Hong Kong over democracy poll

8:05 pmHONG KONG: Organizers on Monday urged Hong Kong’s government to take seriously an unofficial referendum on de–mocratic reform after nearly 800,000 people voted in the Chinese city, but state media in Beijing dismissed the ballot as unpatriotic ... [Published Manila Times - Jun 30 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]

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The Zhou probe "demonstrates that he has managed to overcome various types of resistance and he has been concentrating power in his hands" , said Joseph Cheng, professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong

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China security chief's fall cements Xi's grip o... [Published Asiaone - 1 hour ago]
A great fall [Published Oman Observer - 16 hours ago]
Zhou Yongkang: oil man whose well of power fina... [Published Mpumalanga News - 16 hours ago]
China Puts Former Security Chief under Investig... [Published Naharnet - 20 hours ago]
Zhou Yongkang: Oil man whose well of power fina... [Published Asiaone - 20 hours ago]
China Announces Corruption Probe into Senior Ex... [Published VOA News - 22 hours ago]
Dems urge quick talks [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 23 2014]
Burma link as Lai's money trail revealed [Published Hong Kong Standard - Jul 22 2014]
Last chance for compromise on Hong Kong's elect... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 17 2014]
Hong Kong's Report To Beijing on Democracy Spar... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 15 2014]
Chinese dream turns sour for activists under Xi... [Published Economic Times - Jul 10 2014]
Chinese Dream Turns Sour for Activists Under Xi... [Published NDTV - Jul 10 2014]
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]
China Communist Party Asserts Control Over Hong... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 11 2014]
Hong Kong must accept Beijing's control, China'... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 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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