William Wan

CorrespondentBeijing

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“We’re talking thousands of labs in China,” a Florida narcotics detective said. “And the exportation laws leave a lot to be desired as far as law enforcement in the United States in concerned.“

  • Jun 22, 2015

What he said, why he went to a historic black church, where he got his gun.

  • Jun 20, 2015

According to law enforcement officials, Dylann Roof, 21, sat with parishioners for an hour before he opened fire. He also allegedly released one woman so she could tell others what happened.

  • Jun 18, 2015

Self-made billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, who died Monday, built an empire by betting big on Las Vegas.

  • Jun 18, 2015

A particularly amorous male panda in China has broken his own record for longest mating session.

  • Apr 6, 2015

The raid came the same day the Olympic Committee began evaluating Beijing’s bid for the Games in 2022.

  • Mar 26, 2015

China focuses on success of Lee's authoritarian model. But his successors may confront a new path.

  • Mar 23, 2015

  • Mar 17, 2015

Driven by the dreams of the country’s president, officials have scrambled to fix the dismal state of the sport.

  • Feb 21, 2015

One single man was so desperate to avoid his parents’ hectoring, he tried to kidnap a wife.

  • Feb 17, 2015
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William Wan is the Post's China correspondent, based in Beijing. He previously served as the paper's diplomatic correspondent for U.S. foreign policy and religion reporter. He was part of the Post’s 2010 Pulitzer finalist team that covered the Fort Hood shootings and has won several national awards for his coverage of China and religion. He has worked as a metro reporter for Los Angeles Times, a rewrite man for The Baltimore Sun and a staff writer for The Washington Post since 2005.
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