Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Wang Xiangwei is one of Hong Kong’s most prominent journalists, having worked for more than 20 years at the South China Morning Post, the city’s leading English-language newspaper. Having joined as a business reporter in 1996, Wang rose through various roles before becoming the SCMP’s editor-in-chief from 2012 to 2015. He continues to write a regular column for the paper. In this lightly edited interview with The Wire, Wang discussed Hong Kong’s current situation and U.S.-China relations among other issues. Wang Xiangwei.Illustration by Lauren Crow Q: Let’s start with Hong Kong. There were violent protests there, then a new National Security Law was introduced in 2020. It looks like “One Country, Two Systems” no longer applies. You were for a long time the editor of the city’s English language daily, the South China Morning Post, and you write a column for the paper. How do you see things? A: As someone who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 20 years, anSubscribe or login to read the rest. Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.