Simon Denyer

Bureau chiefChina


Gmail has been blocked, Microsoft Outlook hacked and VPN services attacked, as Chinese firms flourish.

  • Jan 29, 2015

China faces a demographic crisis as its population rapidly ages. The one-child policy hasn’t helped.​

  • Jan 25, 2015

Is Facebook responding to Chinese pressure by deleting posts in order to curry favor with the Communist Party? Or are dissidents making a fuss about nothing?

  • Jan 15, 2015

Editor Shen Hao’s arrest for extortion marks a triumph for the authorities’ efforts to control the press.

  • Jan 10, 2015

Glamorous models are banned from Shanghai Auto Show and cleavage has been cut from TV drama.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Authorities arrested the three brothers of a Washington-based reporter for Radio Free Asia.

  • Jan 8, 2015

One police department spent $24,000 on malware to spy on citizens’ phones.

  • Jan 7, 2015

Police threatened to arrest protest leaders as the government began “public consultations” on reform.

  • Jan 7, 2015

Authorities restrict independent reporting and intimidate critics, casting doubt on chances of credible investigation.

  • Jan 5, 2015

Tiger products have become sought-after status symbols among the country’s elite.

  • Jan 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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