Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Coronavirus: going ahead with China’s ‘two sessions’ as normal would be foolhardy

  • In a little more than two weeks, thousands of delegates are scheduled to attend China’s most important annual political events – the NPC and CPPCC
  • If China’s best case scenario is that the virus will go away by April, pressing on with the political events in March would send a message that politics is above people. Far better to delay.