Latest from Simon Denyer

The snap election followed the shock arrest of the Chinese Interpol president. Washington had lobbied hard against the Russian candidate.

  • Nov 21, 2018

South Korea has led the way on outreach to Kim Jong Un’s regime. But conflicting demands between Washington and Pyongyang raise questions about how far the detente can go.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Japan hosts hundreds of thousands of foreign workers but treats some of them very badly.

  • Nov 21, 2018

In Japan, allegations emerge that Nissan secretly spent huge sums buying Ghosn luxury homes around the world.

  • Nov 20, 2018

Ghosn is regarded as one of auto industry’s top executives, and one of the highest paid. 

  • Nov 19, 2018

The government says it’s not immigration, since the workers can’t stay. Critics say it’s immigration by stealth — and not adequately planned for.

  • Nov 19, 2018

North Korea also announced it would deport a U.S. citizen detained since October.

  • Nov 16, 2018

The animal may have wandered down from nearby mountains and panicked. It knocked over, bit and gored the unsuspecting man.

  • Nov 8, 2018

The State Department gave no reason for the postponement, nor any new date.

  • Nov 7, 2018

The rocket barely managed to lift off before flames started to shoot from its base and it fell back down to the ground.

  • Jul 2, 2018
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