William Wan



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

The United States has sent a flurry of invitations as part of its national security strategy to engage Asia.

  • Feb 9, 2015

After they were caught, the officers beat the undercover reporters who recorded them.

  • Jan 27, 2015

The arrest comes amid increasing harassment of Chinese working for foreign news outlets

  • Jan 22, 2015

Thirty-six people died that night. Now the tragedy could be used to oust the president’s rivals in the city.

  • Jan 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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