Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Coronavirus response highlights flaws in the way China’s bureaucracy handles a crisis

  • After a slow response to the situation, Beijing needs to act promptly and boost transparency as its credibility is once again on the line
  • As President Xi Jinping has consolidated power and tightened controls, officials tend to cover up disasters and avoid taking decisions
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