Walter Sim

Japan Correspondent

Walter Sim joined The Straits Times in 2012 fresh out of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where he graduated with a first-class honours degree in communication studies. In university, he did internships with a Singapore-based lifestyle magazine and newswire agency Reuters. At The Straits Times, he covered crime and politics before relocating to Tokyo as the newspaper’s Japan Correspondent in June 2016. He reports on a wide range of issues from politics to diplomacy, the economy as well as social issues across Japan.