China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei
As American exceptionalism falls, Chinese exceptionalism rises
- The chaos at the Capitol could not have been better timed for a Chinese leadership preparing to celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary
- To them it shows a broken democracy, unfit to lecture others, and proves that China’s free-market authoritarianism is the true path to peace and prosperity
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.