Simon Denyer

Bureau chiefChina


China said the Dalai Lama should seek forgiveness and accept Tibet has been part of China “since antiquity” and then work out what to do with the rest of his life.

  • Apr 16, 2015

A property market slump has weighed heavily, with growth slipping to 7 percent in the first quarter of 2015.

  • Apr 15, 2015

The detentions had caused outrage and threatened to cast a shadow over President Xi’s September U.S. trip.

  • Apr 13, 2015

China plans to recruit 10 million members of the Communist Party’s youth wing to spread “positive energy” on the Internet — by praising the government.

  • Apr 10, 2015

Many people are wondering how a country that critics say repressed its people in preparation for the 2008 Games could even be in the running for a second Olympics so soon afterward.

  • Apr 10, 2015

A talent show host is in trouble after a video goes viral showing him mocking Mao Zedong at a private dinner.

  • Apr 9, 2015

A coal boom has polluted grasslands, depleted lakes and driven people from their land.

  • Apr 7, 2015

The protest is the latest in a series of demonstrations by herders on the grasslands of Inner Mongolia.

  • Apr 6, 2015

The downfall of once-powerful Zhou Yongkang reveals a factional struggle in the Chinese Communist Party.

  • Apr 3, 2015

Construction on reefs and rocks — 1.5 square miles of artificial land in recent months — are raising concerns about a possible military confrontation with its neighbors.

  • Apr 1, 2015
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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.
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