China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
Coronavirus: to save US lives, Trump must learn from China, not fight it
- China bungled its initial response, but its experience in turning the tide against Covid-19 holds valuable lessons for other countries
- Now is the time for Trump and Xi to forget tit-for-tat squabbles and pick up the telephone
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.