Saibal Dasgupta has enjoyed a ringside view of major political and business changes in China during his work as a journalist in Beijing since 2005. He spent the previous three years working in Hong Kong and Singapore. He has worked as the China correspondent of The Times of India for over a dozen years besides writing for Voice of America and contributing to BBC's Hindi and Urdu services. He also contributes research on China to think-tanks. He earlier represented several international publications including Asiamoney and Euromoney from Hong Kong and Singapore. In India, he has worked for the TheIndian Express, The Statesman and Business Standard in New Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.