Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu

Reporter, China

Wendy Wu is a Beijing-based reporter focusing on international finance and diplomacy. Her journalism career spans a decade and she has been reporting for the Post since 2015. Wendy has a master's degree in finance from Germany's University of Freiburg.

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‘Painful’ exit of Chinese member leaves WTO appeals body without a judge and trade dispute cases in limbo

Zhao Hong finished her term as a member of the Appellate Body with parting words that an ‘existential crisis’ loomed for the WTO.

2 Dec 2020 - 11:58PM

Zhao Hong finished her term as a member of the Appellate Body with parting words that an ‘existential crisis’ loomed for the WTO.

‘Painful’ exit of Chinese member leaves WTO appeals body without a judge and trade dispute cases in limbo
Coronavirus: Germany questions need for extra test for China flights

Ambassador says antibody blood screening for incoming passengers should only be done when really necessary.

30 Nov 2020 - 2:08PM

Ambassador says antibody blood screening for incoming passengers should only be done when really necessary.

Coronavirus: Germany questions need for extra test for China flights
China-EU decoupling not an option but Beijing must step up on markets, human rights, virus: German envoy

Germany’s ambassador to China calls on Beijing to be open in its dialogue on the big global issues if it seeks to further its relationship with Europe.

30 Nov 2020 - 2:10PM

Germany’s ambassador to China calls on Beijing to be open in its dialogue on the big global issues if it seeks to further its relationship with Europe.

China-EU decoupling not an option but Beijing must step up on markets, human rights, virus: German envoy
In his own words: German ambassador to China on Hong Kong, the economy and the Indo-Pacific

Berlin’s China envoy Clemens von Goetze reflects on a challenging year for bilateral relations and the future outlook.

30 Nov 2020 - 2:11PM

Berlin’s China envoy Clemens von Goetze reflects on a challenging year for bilateral relations and the future outlook.

In his own words: German ambassador to China on Hong Kong, the economy and the Indo-Pacific
Xi Jinping sends congratulations to US president-elect Joe Biden

The Chinese leader says it’s in the interests of both countries to promote the healthy and stable development of relations.

26 Nov 2020 - 2:59PM

The Chinese leader says it’s in the interests of both countries to promote the healthy and stable development of relations.

Xi Jinping sends congratulations to US president-elect Joe Biden
China-EU investment talks: both sides upbeat in public but quiet doubts in Beijing about Biden effect

China observers say a more Europe-friendly US president may tilt the balance and cause the EU to be less willing to compromise.

21 Nov 2020 - 11:28PM

China observers say a more Europe-friendly US president may tilt the balance and cause the EU to be less willing to compromise.

China-EU investment talks: both sides upbeat in public but quiet doubts in Beijing about Biden effect
Top minds appeal to Joe Biden to reboot US tech policy on China

‘Meeting the China Challenge’ report urges the new US administration to take a layered approach to risk control rather than pushing for total exclusion.

18 Nov 2020 - 6:39AM

‘Meeting the China Challenge’ report urges the new US administration to take a layered approach to risk control rather than pushing for total exclusion.

Top minds appeal to Joe Biden to reboot US tech policy on China
Operation Reset? US and China revive backchannel talks; Beijing congratulates Biden

Thaw in semi-official exchanges after the deep freeze in relations between the two countries, academic says.

14 Nov 2020 - 12:36AM

Thaw in semi-official exchanges after the deep freeze in relations between the two countries, academic says.

Operation Reset? US and China revive backchannel talks; Beijing congratulates Biden
US-China tensions could get worse before the dust settles on presidential election, observers say

Donald Trump and his top officials may seek to sabotage Sino-US relations, Chinese academic says.

7 Nov 2020 - 11:19PM

Donald Trump and his top officials may seek to sabotage Sino-US relations, Chinese academic says.

US-China tensions could get worse before the dust settles on presidential election, observers say
US election: Trump team files legal challenges as Biden closes in on victory

President’s campaign files lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia.

6 Nov 2020 - 10:33AM

President’s campaign files lawsuits in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia.

US election: Trump team files legal challenges as Biden closes in on victory
US-China rivalry: trade talks key to getting relations back on track, insiders say

With tensions bubbling over on multiple fronts, ‘it’s really only the trade negotiation groups that have any frequent effective communication’, head of US business group says.

6 Nov 2020 - 12:11AM

With tensions bubbling over on multiple fronts, ‘it’s really only the trade negotiation groups that have any frequent effective communication’, head of US business group says.

US-China rivalry: trade talks key to getting relations back on track, insiders say
China and EU wait to see how American election result will affect investment treaty negotiations

The election outcome may not only alter American relations with other countries but also cause ripple effects for relationships that don’t include the US.

31 Oct 2020 - 11:30PM

The election outcome may not only alter American relations with other countries but also cause ripple effects for relationships that don’t include the US.

China and EU wait to see how American election result will affect investment treaty negotiations
Chinese leaders call for more international scientific cooperation

Premier Li Keqiang tells a summit in Shanghai that the country wants to boost exchanges to achieve ‘mutual benefits and win-win results’.

23 Oct 2020 - 11:20PM

Premier Li Keqiang tells a summit in Shanghai that the country wants to boost exchanges to achieve ‘mutual benefits and win-win results’.

Chinese leaders call for more international scientific cooperation
China revises national defence law to enhance security

Main areas of concern are cybersecurity, space and technologies related to electromagnetics, document says.

22 Oct 2020 - 10:04PM

Main areas of concern are cybersecurity, space and technologies related to electromagnetics, document says.

China revises national defence law to enhance security
Climate change: China’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2060 will cost US$15 trillion, report says

Boston Consulting Group’s ‘Climate Plan for China’ says Beijing will have to go above and beyond demands of the Paris Agreement to hit its target.

21 Oct 2020 - 11:07PM

Boston Consulting Group’s ‘Climate Plan for China’ says Beijing will have to go above and beyond demands of the Paris Agreement to hit its target.

Climate change: China’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2060 will cost US$15 trillion, report says
IP theft? China’s tougher patent law brings payouts, pharma dispute fix

Revised law introduces compensation for patent infringement – a long-standing grievance for companies – and early resolution mechanism for pharmaceutical cases.

21 Oct 2020 - 9:00AM

Revised law introduces compensation for patent infringement – a long-standing grievance for companies – and early resolution mechanism for pharmaceutical cases.

IP theft? China’s tougher patent law brings payouts, pharma dispute fix
India-China border dispute: stray PLA soldier should be returned in ‘timely manner’

Corporal was helping a herdsman find a yak when he strayed into Indian-controlled area in Himalayan border region.

20 Oct 2020 - 11:13PM

Corporal was helping a herdsman find a yak when he strayed into Indian-controlled area in Himalayan border region.

India-China border dispute: stray PLA soldier should be returned in ‘timely manner’
China turns on the charm to get its belt and road plan back on track

Beijing’s diplomats are leading a global effort to breathe new life into the stalled multibillion-dollar scheme, but observers say revitalising it in a post-pandemic world will not be easy.

17 Oct 2020 - 11:29PM

Beijing’s diplomats are leading a global effort to breathe new life into the stalled multibillion-dollar scheme, but observers say revitalising it in a post-pandemic world will not be easy.

China turns on the charm to get its belt and road plan back on track
Chinese tech hub names top 40 leading reform lights

Tencent chief makes the list but Huawei founder not among the recipients.

14 Oct 2020 - 11:56PM

Tencent chief makes the list but Huawei founder not among the recipients.

Chinese tech hub names top 40 leading reform lights
China approves opening of Chilean consulate general in Chengdu

Mission will be Santiago’s fourth in China and the first in the city for a South American country.

11 Oct 2020 - 11:07PM

Mission will be Santiago’s fourth in China and the first in the city for a South American country.

China approves opening of Chilean consulate general in Chengdu
China starts diplomatic drive to win over Southeast Asian countries

Foreign minister Wang Yi’s tour of region comes amid growing rivalry with the United States.

9 Oct 2020 - 10:24PM

Foreign minister Wang Yi’s tour of region comes amid growing rivalry with the United States.

China starts diplomatic drive to win over Southeast Asian countries
Chinese firm finds hostility and smears add hurdles to Covid-19 vaccine race

Executive from China National Biotec Group, one of the companies aiming to develop the first approved vaccine, blames ‘hostile relations and US smearing’.

5 Oct 2020 - 10:55PM

Executive from China National Biotec Group, one of the companies aiming to develop the first approved vaccine, blames ‘hostile relations and US smearing’.

Chinese firm finds hostility and smears add hurdles to Covid-19 vaccine race
Slow pace of Chinese economic reform could push EU into taking tougher stance

The two sides are still committed to reaching an investment agreement by the end of the year but concerns about market access and the state sector remain.

28 Sep 2020 - 6:48AM

The two sides are still committed to reaching an investment agreement by the end of the year but concerns about market access and the state sector remain.

Slow pace of Chinese economic reform could push EU into taking tougher stance
Chinese President Xi Jinping hits out against hegemony and decoupling at UN

Xi uses a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to promote China as a global defender of international norms and cooperation.

24 Sep 2020 - 10:35PM

Xi uses a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to promote China as a global defender of international norms and cooperation.

Chinese President Xi Jinping hits out against hegemony and decoupling at UN
Chinese fishing boats break UN sanctions in North Korean waters: study

More than 600 vessels spotted in region as of June, Global Fishing Watch says.

23 Sep 2020 - 10:51PM

More than 600 vessels spotted in region as of June, Global Fishing Watch says.

Chinese fishing boats break UN sanctions in North Korean waters: study
China told to save its overseas investments at risk from foreign protectionism and global recession

Former head of securities watchdog says China has worked to cope with rising challenges but changes are not keeping pace with global developments.

21 Sep 2020 - 11:25PM

Former head of securities watchdog says China has worked to cope with rising challenges but changes are not keeping pace with global developments.

China told to save its overseas investments at risk from foreign protectionism and global recession
Beijing says firms on ‘unreliable entities list’ will be banned from trading with, investing in China

Any organisation or person investigated will have an opportunity to defend themselves, and be granted a grace period to correct any unacceptable behaviour, commerce ministry says.

19 Sep 2020 - 11:09PM

Any organisation or person investigated will have an opportunity to defend themselves, and be granted a grace period to correct any unacceptable behaviour, commerce ministry says.

Beijing says firms on ‘unreliable entities list’ will be banned from trading with, investing in China
China protests after US envoy to UN meets Taiwanese official in New York

Kelly Craft and James Lee, who heads Taiwan’s de facto consulate in the city, discussed ways to boost the island’s engagement with the United Nations.

19 Sep 2020 - 12:35AM

Kelly Craft and James Lee, who heads Taiwan’s de facto consulate in the city, discussed ways to boost the island’s engagement with the United Nations.

China protests after US envoy to UN meets Taiwanese official in New York
South China Sea: ex-US defence chief James Mattis told Beijing to play by the rules, Woodward book says

Washington journalist details private talks between the American general and Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe in 2018, as tensions were rising over the South China Sea.

16 Sep 2020 - 9:40PM

Washington journalist details private talks between the American general and Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe in 2018, as tensions were rising over the South China Sea.

South China Sea: ex-US defence chief James Mattis told Beijing to play by the rules, Woodward book says
China-US relations: Xi rejected Trump’s offers of help in early days of coronavirus outbreak, Woodward says

In his book Rage, Washington journalist gives accounts of the two phone calls between presidents since the pandemic started.

16 Sep 2020 - 9:44AM

In his book Rage, Washington journalist gives accounts of the two phone calls between presidents since the pandemic started.

China-US relations: Xi rejected Trump’s offers of help in early days of coronavirus outbreak, Woodward says