William Wan



Even in booming economy, jobs are rare and often limited to massage and hairdressing.

  • Aug 26, 2014

Some hope the story of a Uighur princess who married a Chinese emperor will calm a restive region.

  • Aug 25, 2014

China’s says mixed marriages bring unity. Tibetan critics say they represent colonization.

  • Aug 16, 2014

The papal visit to South Korea gets a mixed reaction from Beijing and an unfriendly one from North Korea.

  • Aug 14, 2014

Chinese viewers are parsing the 48-episode docudrama for clues to the current leadership’s direction.

  • Aug 13, 2014

At 74, Anson Chan is still influential and is trying to resolve Hong Kong’s fight for democracy.

  • Aug 6, 2014

Activists hope the lawsuit will sway others in China where gay people face cultural stigma.

  • Jul 31, 2014

A trial is announced amid new, conflicting accounts of violence in the restive Xinjiang region in the west.

  • Jul 30, 2014

We talked to political analysts both within and outside China.

  • Jul 29, 2014

The most powerful man to be investigated as part of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.

  • Jul 29, 2014
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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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