William Wan



Beijing eager to repeat 2008 Games extravaganza, but questions linger about abuses last time around.

  • Sep 11, 2014

National security adviser pushes China on growing radical Islamic group.

  • Sep 9, 2014

Prophet or Judas? The son of China’s state church founder tries to redefine thorny legacy.

  • Sep 7, 2014

The professional social networking site is just the latest to wrestle with the problems that come with doing business in the country.

  • Sep 3, 2014

A former chief of public security bureau in Tianjin is accused of corruption as city adopts dozens of his innovations.

  • Sep 2, 2014

As Beijing tightens its grip on the region, pro-democracy activists vow to occupy the business district.

  • Aug 31, 2014

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
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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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