Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

As China floods, lack of public debate holds back preparation for future extreme weather events

  • Calling the deadly deluge a ‘once in 1,000 or 5,000 years’ event has aroused suspicions they are trying to minimise their responsibility
  • In fact, public discussions are crucial for ordinary people and officials alike to target vulnerabilities in urban infrastructure and the environment

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