China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
This is not alarmist talk: Hong Kong is heading for a breakdown in law and order
- A growing crisis of confidence in law enforcement has seen questions raised about how long police can function effectively if violent protests continue
- Anger among police has reached boiling point as officers feel blame has been pinned on them while radical protesters are glorified
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.