China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
Hong Kong is defiant, the Chinese economy is slowing. But Xi’s long game is for certain
- The most certain thing in 2020 is uncertainty, but one thing is for sure: China’s political stability will endure with Xi to remain in power for life
- China and the US are likely to compromise on issues like trade and investment but clash on technology and geopolitics
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.