China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
Why China’s vaccine scandal is unlikely to be its last
The pledges of action from on high are all too familiar. If officials persist in paying more attention to censoring social media rather than reflecting on the root of the problem, another such disaster is just a matter of time
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.