Simon Denyer

Bureau chiefBeijing

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A hatred of Japan finds an echo in social media, but the campaign could come back to haunt the government.

  • Jul 18, 2014

Beijing insists the decision was made ahead of typhoon season, and the oil company warns the rig could return to carry out more testing.

  • Jul 16, 2014

Kerry says talks were constructive and broad but complains about cyberspying, maritime tensions.

  • Jul 10, 2014

Differences persist over maritime issues and cyberspying at annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

  • Jul 9, 2014

On eve of Strategic and Economic Dialogue, cooperation on broad range of issues hangs in the balance.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Slowing growth, rising costs and investment barriers temper the optimism of many U.S. CEOs.

  • Jul 4, 2014

The footage purports to show Japanese fighter planes flying close to a Chinese fighter plane over the East China Sea and Vietnamese ships ramming Chinese boats in the South China Sea.

  • Jun 13, 2014

The Chinese government releases a “White Paper” spelling out limits on the former British colony.

  • Jun 11, 2014

In Hong Kong, mourning is giving way to anger against one-party rule from Beijing

  • Jun 4, 2014

Police fill the streets, dissidents are detained and public acknowledgment of the brutal crackdown is silenced.

  • Jun 4, 2014

Only a few dozen people can fit into the 800-square-foot exhibition space at a time, but by the end of Wednesday, about 400 visitors had come.

  • Jun 4, 2014

Two cars plow into crowds of shoppers as the occupants hurl explosives in the Xinjiang region.

  • May 22, 2014

The move follows Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows XP but is part of broader trend.

  • May 21, 2014

On a visit to China, Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated his country’s struggle against fascism.

  • May 20, 2014

The divisive Narendra Modi offers the chance for more development.

  • May 14, 2014

Renewed fighting comes as German official flies to Kiev in a bid to get the government, separatists to the table.

  • May 13, 2014

As pro-Russian militants harden their positions after self-rule referendums, fears of a civil war mount.

  • May 12, 2014

Vast majority in Donetsk vote for more autonomy; referendum will complicate presidential vote.

  • May 11, 2014

3.2 million ballots printed, spokesman says, but referendum question leaves plenty of room for interpretation.

  • May 10, 2014

Tensions in the city reflect passions roiling the region on the eve of a referendum on breaking with Kiev.

  • May 10, 2014
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About Simon
Simon Denyer is The Post’s bureau chief in China. He served previously as bureau chief in India and as a Reuters bureau chief in Washington, India and Pakistan/Afghanistan.

He is author of “Rogue Elephant - Harnessing the Power of India’s Unruly Democracy,” published by Bloomsbury in 2014, and co-editor of “Foreign Correspondent: Fifty Years of Reporting South Asia.” He has also worked as a print and television correspondent in Nairobi, New York and London, and has made frequent TV appearances in the United States, Britain and India.