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John Simpson

How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone

How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone by Rosie Garthwaite Bloomsbury HK$169

Sunday, 1 May, 2011, 12:00am

Unreliable Sources

Unreliable Sources by John Simpson Macmillan, HK$157

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

The gentleman of the press

Acceptance' is a word that plays heavily on the mind of John Simpson, the indefatigable BBC world affairs editor. His unconventional upbringing, which saw him choose to live with his bullying father over his mother at the age of seven, his regular attendance at church despite a disbelief in God ('I don't think many of the vicars and bishops ... really believe in God either.

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

Stray dog problem solvable

WHEN is the Government going to take the initiative and start to regulate the fast-expanding pet trade? Too many young and sick puppies are suffering and dying because of unscrupulous traders, ignorant owners and government indifference. It is shocking to see the wide variety of breeds of dogs now scavenging for a living on the territory's hillsides.

17 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

History repeats in pick of the quotable quotes

THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS, fourth edition (Oxford University Press, $425). THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF MODERN SLANG, edited by John Ayto and John Simpson (Oxford University Press, $240).

10 Jan 1993 - 12:00am