China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
China’s leadership reshuffle: what’s behind Xi Jinping’s poker face?
There have been mixed signals regarding the personnel changes to be unveiled at the Communist Party’s 19th congress – particularly regarding the Politburo Standing Committee and the fate of top graft-buster Wang Qishan
Wang Xiangwei was the Post's editor-in-chief from 2012-2015. He started his 20-year career at the China Daily, before moving to the UK, where he worked at a number of news organisations, including the BBC Chinese Service. He moved to Hong Kong in 1993 and worked at the Eastern Express before joining the Post in 1996 as China business reporter. He became China editor in 2000 and deputy editor in 2007, a position he held for four years prior to being promoted to Editor-in-Chief. He has a master's degree in journalism, and a bachelor's degree in English.