Wendy Wu

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Wendy Wu

Editor, China

Wend Wu joined the Post in 2015, covering foreign affairs and economy. Her journalism career spans more than a decade. She is now a news editor for China Desk and based in Beijing.

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China, US ‘to up economic coordination’ as Evergrande crisis casts shadow

The sides hold ‘constructive’ economic talks with global recovery ‘at crucial stage’, according to Chinese statement.

The sides hold ‘constructive’ economic talks with global recovery ‘at crucial stage’, according to Chinese statement.

China, US ‘to up economic coordination’ as Evergrande crisis casts shadow
26 Oct 2021 - 11:35PM
As Wall Street stays bullish on China, the challenge is selling it to US middle and working class

With bilateral economic ties sidelined by geopolitical and ideological rivalry, China needs to win over not just businesses but American hearts and minds as well.

With bilateral economic ties sidelined by geopolitical and ideological rivalry, China needs to win over not just businesses but American hearts and minds as well.

As Wall Street stays bullish on China, the challenge is selling it to US middle and working class
25 Oct 2021 - 2:07PM
US and Taiwanese officials meet to discuss ‘meaningful’ UN role for island

The State Department says the meeting looked at ways to allow Taipei to take part in international talks on issues such as climate change and public health.

The State Department says the meeting looked at ways to allow Taipei to take part in international talks on issues such as climate change and public health.

US and Taiwanese officials meet to discuss ‘meaningful’ UN role for island
24 Oct 2021 - 11:26PM
No time for US’ James Bond theatrics – let’s talk recoupling, China’s envoy Qin Gang says

Chinese ambassador tells Phoenix TV that the US’ cold war playbook should be left to Hollywood blockbusters.

Chinese ambassador tells Phoenix TV that the US’ cold war playbook should be left to Hollywood blockbusters.

No time for US’ James Bond theatrics – let’s talk recoupling, China’s envoy Qin Gang says
11 Oct 2021 - 12:48AM
China and EU to hold talks on Tuesday as sanctions, Aukus and Lithuania throw up complications

The 11th ‘strategic dialogue’ coincides with the end of the China-friendly Merkel era and as France reels from a security pact snub.

The 11th ‘strategic dialogue’ coincides with the end of the China-friendly Merkel era and as France reels from a security pact snub.

China and EU to hold talks on Tuesday as sanctions, Aukus and Lithuania throw up complications
24 Sep 2021 - 11:37PM
European business group points to ‘troubling signs’ of China turning inwards

Self-reliance strategy, rising nationalism and focus on national security are a challenge for European companies, chamber of commerce says.

Self-reliance strategy, rising nationalism and focus on national security are a challenge for European companies, chamber of commerce says.

European business group points to ‘troubling signs’ of China turning inwards
23 Sep 2021 - 10:59AM
China’s Delta outbreak slows as Fujian reports falling case numbers

The 28 local cases reported on Sunday are the lowest daily tally in the past seven days of the outbreak.

The 28 local cases reported on Sunday are the lowest daily tally in the past seven days of the outbreak.

China’s Delta outbreak slows as Fujian reports falling case numbers
20 Sep 2021 - 10:42PM
Fresh Covid-19 outbreak in China prompts focus on vaccines for teens

Delta variant imported by an adult patient who came back from Singapore on August 4 believed to be the source of outbreak in Fujian.

Delta variant imported by an adult patient who came back from Singapore on August 4 believed to be the source of outbreak in Fujian.

Fresh Covid-19 outbreak in China prompts focus on vaccines for teens
13 Sep 2021 - 9:44AM
China seeks Italy’s support for Beijing Olympics in Xi-Draghi phone call

The Chinese president also called on Rome to play an active role in promoting stable China-Europe relations.

The Chinese president also called on Rome to play an active role in promoting stable China-Europe relations.

China seeks Italy’s support for Beijing Olympics in Xi-Draghi phone call
8 Sep 2021 - 11:28PM
Germany’s ambassador to China Jan Hecker dies suddenly days after taking office

The 54-year-old was a confidant of outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel and appeared to be in good health on Friday.

The 54-year-old was a confidant of outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel and appeared to be in good health on Friday.

Germany’s ambassador to China Jan Hecker dies suddenly days after taking office
6 Sep 2021 - 11:48PM
AmCham in southwest China suspends operations at ‘48 hours’ notice’

Website of Chengdu-based AmCham Southwest, representing over 300 member companies, was down for maintenance on Tuesday and its WeChat account name had changed.

Website of Chengdu-based AmCham Southwest, representing over 300 member companies, was down for maintenance on Tuesday and its WeChat account name had changed.

AmCham in southwest China suspends operations at ‘48 hours’ notice’
31 Aug 2021 - 8:11PM
China-US tension: Xi-Biden meet may be further delayed as Beijing considers a virtual G20 seat

If they fail to meet in Rome in October, it would be the longest delay before a newly inaugurated US president met his Chinese counterpart since 1997.

If they fail to meet in Rome in October, it would be the longest delay before a newly inaugurated US president met his Chinese counterpart since 1997.

China-US tension: Xi-Biden meet may be further delayed as Beijing considers a virtual G20 seat
24 Aug 2021 - 12:58AM
The highs and lows of Angela Merkel’s long relationship with China

A ‘golden age’ of relations between Berlin and Beijing is believed to be coming to an end as scepticism grows in Europe.

A ‘golden age’ of relations between Berlin and Beijing is believed to be coming to an end as scepticism grows in Europe.

The highs and lows of Angela Merkel’s long relationship with China
22 Aug 2021 - 10:45PM
Fall of Kabul sends big players US, China, Russia into diplomatic flurry over Afghan future

Concerns about Afghan projects and terrorism spilling over to Xinjiang may make Beijing pursue a stronger relationship with the Taliban, observers say.

Concerns about Afghan projects and terrorism spilling over to Xinjiang may make Beijing pursue a stronger relationship with the Taliban, observers say.

Fall of Kabul sends big players US, China, Russia into diplomatic flurry over Afghan future
18 Aug 2021 - 2:21AM
China ‘willing’ to work with US on Afghanistan, but calls for easing of other pressures

In a flurry of diplomatic calls, Washington’s Secretary of State Antony Blinken secured Beijing’s support for cooperation, but not at any price.

In a flurry of diplomatic calls, Washington’s Secretary of State Antony Blinken secured Beijing’s support for cooperation, but not at any price.

China ‘willing’ to work with US on Afghanistan, but calls for easing of other pressures
17 Aug 2021 - 1:06PM
Why US-China trade talks are failing to take off despite pressure from American business

The real complication is the lack of political motivation to push for substantial dialogue and China’s loss of hope in the US, say observers.

The real complication is the lack of political motivation to push for substantial dialogue and China’s loss of hope in the US, say observers.

Why US-China trade talks are failing to take off despite pressure from American business
16 Aug 2021 - 7:55AM
China-US trade war: American business calls on Biden to restart talks

China has met important benchmarks, they say in letter to US treasury and trade chiefs.

China has met important benchmarks, they say in letter to US treasury and trade chiefs.

China-US trade war: American business calls on Biden to restart talks
6 Aug 2021 - 11:21PM
Flood-hit Chinese city of Zhengzhou starts mass Covid-19 tests after spike in cases

The city, which was hit by devastating floods last month, reported 32 cases on Saturday.

The city, which was hit by devastating floods last month, reported 32 cases on Saturday.

Flood-hit Chinese city of Zhengzhou starts mass Covid-19 tests after spike in cases
1 Aug 2021 - 9:03PM
Watch live: Beijing forum probes China’s role in post-pandemic world

Sessions will include a panel discussion on how China can reshape its external narrative in the face of global challenges.

Sessions will include a panel discussion on how China can reshape its external narrative in the face of global challenges.

Watch live: Beijing forum probes China’s role in post-pandemic world
30 Jul 2021 - 8:59AM
China floods: Zhengzhou tries to get back on its feet after heavy rains displace over 1.2 million people

At least 25 people in Henan were killed by the heaviest rain in decades, including passengers trapped in a rail tunnel amid rising waters.

At least 25 people in Henan were killed by the heaviest rain in decades, including passengers trapped in a rail tunnel amid rising waters.

China floods: Zhengzhou tries to get back on its feet after heavy rains displace over 1.2 million people
22 Jul 2021 - 3:10PM
Tokyo 2020: Chinese volleyball captain Zhu Ting to become first woman to carry China’s flag at Summer Olympics

This year’s opening ceremony will be the first that allows one male and one female flag-bearer as part of a drive to promote women in sport.

This year’s opening ceremony will be the first that allows one male and one female flag-bearer as part of a drive to promote women in sport.

Tokyo 2020: Chinese volleyball captain Zhu Ting to become first woman to carry China’s flag at Summer Olympics
23 Jul 2021 - 7:55PM
Xi-Biden summit moves closer with senior US diplomat Wendy Sherman’s China visit

The State Department No 2 will meet Chinese foreign vice-minister Xie Feng next week, paving the way for top-level encounter.

The State Department No 2 will meet Chinese foreign vice-minister Xie Feng next week, paving the way for top-level encounter.

Xi-Biden summit moves closer with senior US diplomat Wendy Sherman’s China visit
14 Jul 2021 - 11:36PM
China-EU relations: Beijing urges both sides to repair damaged ties and ‘eliminate interference’

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells his EU counterpart Josep Borrell China and the EU have no major conflict or geopolitical struggle.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi tells his EU counterpart Josep Borrell China and the EU have no major conflict or geopolitical struggle.

China-EU relations: Beijing urges both sides to repair damaged ties and ‘eliminate interference’
10 Jul 2021 - 12:10AM
Xi Jinping: China’s goals are within reach and we won’t be bullied

President hails achievements made under communist leadership and says ‘success hinges on the party’ in spirited speech.

President hails achievements made under communist leadership and says ‘success hinges on the party’ in spirited speech.

Xi Jinping: China’s goals are within reach and we won’t be bullied
2 Jul 2021 - 12:54AM
Chinese Communist Party honours ‘ordinary heroes’ with centenary medal

Xi Jinping presents July 1 awards and urges party members to keep their spirits high while facing challenges ahead.

Xi Jinping presents July 1 awards and urges party members to keep their spirits high while facing challenges ahead.

Chinese Communist Party honours ‘ordinary heroes’ with centenary medal
29 Jun 2021 - 2:18PM
US urged to abide by one-China principle in top diplomats’ phone call

China’s Yang Jiechi calls for stability in the Taiwan Strait in first conversation with Secretary of State Antony Blinken since Alaska meeting.

China’s Yang Jiechi calls for stability in the Taiwan Strait in first conversation with Secretary of State Antony Blinken since Alaska meeting.

US urged to abide by one-China principle in top diplomats’ phone call
11 Jun 2021 - 10:28PM
China hurried work on anti-sanctions law ‘after Joe Biden disappointed Beijing by continuing to take a tough stance’

Government advisers say the plans were accelerated after the US President dashed hopes he would take a softer approach than Donald Trump.

Government advisers say the plans were accelerated after the US President dashed hopes he would take a softer approach than Donald Trump.

China hurried work on anti-sanctions law ‘after Joe Biden disappointed Beijing by continuing to take a tough stance’
10 Jun 2021 - 3:43PM
European businesses express alarm over China’s anti-sanctions law that could turn companies into ‘sacrificial pawns’

The EU Chamber of Commerce in China expresses concern at lack of transparency and says the measures are ‘not conducive to attracting investment’.

The EU Chamber of Commerce in China expresses concern at lack of transparency and says the measures are ‘not conducive to attracting investment’.

European businesses express alarm over China’s anti-sanctions law that could turn companies into ‘sacrificial pawns’
10 Jun 2021 - 3:43PM
China’s Covid-19 border restrictions ‘could drive away foreign talent’

Entry rules the top challenge cited in EU Chamber of Commerce survey, while firms also say forced technology transfer continued despite China banning it.

Entry rules the top challenge cited in EU Chamber of Commerce survey, while firms also say forced technology transfer continued despite China banning it.

China’s Covid-19 border restrictions ‘could drive away foreign talent’
8 Jun 2021 - 11:23AM
China-US relations: economic chiefs Liu He, Janet Yellen in virtual talks

‘Candid’ exchange includes discussion of macro economic situation and importance of bilateral relationship, according to Xinhua.

‘Candid’ exchange includes discussion of macro economic situation and importance of bilateral relationship, according to Xinhua.

China-US relations: economic chiefs Liu He, Janet Yellen in virtual talks
2 Jun 2021 - 11:29PM