China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
How Beijing can reduce US-China tensions ahead of the Biden presidency
- To counter Biden’s plan to form a united front with America’s allies against China, Beijing has offered to join the CPTPP and conclude free-trade talks with the EU
- It could also tone down ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomacy, tolerate scrutiny on Xinjiang, present a Covid-19 vaccine plan and release the two Canadians it has detained
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.