Latest from Simon Denyer
Court challenges “fundamental rights” of children to see both parents.
  • Oct 19, 2020
Two Japans: One futuristic, one addicted to paper, personal stamps and faxes. The new government aims to change that.
  • Oct 17, 2020
Kim Jong Un unveiled what appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile meant to challenge U.S. defenses, experts say.
  • Oct 12, 2020
North Korea staged a massive military parade on Saturday, but the country’s leader largely avoided provocative rhetoric.
  • Oct 10, 2020
The secretary of state, in Tokyo, aims to bring Japan, Australia and India into a tighter coalition of democracies to contain Beijing.
  • Oct 6, 2020
The two-year relationship between Trump and Kim bought a freeze in testing, but all along the North Korean was expanding his arsenal and digging new bunkers.
  • Sep 30, 2020
As companies rethink Japan’s intense work culture, one chief executives plans to move his workers to a picturesque island.
  • Sep 29, 2020
The man disappeared from a patrol boat in what may have been an ill-fated attempt to defect. He was later killed and his body burned by North Koreans, officials said.
  • Sep 24, 2020
Sharp science and peer pressure without a lockdown helped Japan tame the novel coronavirus, offering a possible model for the “pandemic era.”
  • Sep 19, 2020
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga campaigned on a promise of continuity, which apparently extended to the nearly all-male lineup of the cabinet.
  • Sep 16, 2020