Simon Denyer

Bureau chiefChina


Police swept the area the day after Hong Kong’s leader said he is ready to start talks with protesters.

  • Oct 17, 2014

The dialogue offer denied the protesters’ key demand: changing Beijing’s role in Hong Kong elections.

  • Oct 16, 2014

But as Beijing backs Leung Chin-ying, despite growing unpopularity, there’s no question of quitting.

  • Oct 16, 2014

The video apparently showing police beat a protester could become a new rallying point for pro-democracy forces.

  • Oct 15, 2014

Police appeared to gain the upper hand for the first time since the pro-democracy protests began.

  • Oct 14, 2014

Police warn of further action after students push back against a bid by opponents to remove the barriers.

  • Oct 13, 2014

Yawning inequality and soaring property prices in the city helped provoke the mass demonstrations.

  • Oct 12, 2014

Embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the protest movement has “spun out of control.”

  • Oct 12, 2014

The government’s decision to pull out of talks has breathed new life into protest movement.

  • Oct 10, 2014

Announcement by authorities could breathe new life into pro-democracy movement.

  • Oct 9, 2014
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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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