China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
Trump’s Godfather tactics with TikTok hurt values Washington has long trumpeted
- The forced sale of TikTok’s American business to a US company is the latest provocative salvo from Trump’s paranoid administration
- It appears aimed at inducing a further deterioration in already-spiralling ties, but Beijing looks unlikely to rise to the bait
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.