Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.

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London’s new Chinese embassy attracts controversy and protests as Sino-British relations worsen

Beijing’s 2018 purchase of the Royal Mint Court was welcomed, but the intervening years have seen the British view of China sour and residents and councillors have vowed to make their disapproval known.

Beijing’s 2018 purchase of the Royal Mint Court was welcomed, but the intervening years have seen the British view of China sour and residents and councillors have vowed to make their disapproval known.

21 Apr 2021 - 11:32AM
Chinese artist and author Chiang Yee takes rightful place in British cultural history

Chiang Yee, the Jiangxi-born writer of the Silent Traveller series of books, showed wartime Britons a unique view of China. He is honoured by a blue plaque on the facade of the Oxford house in which he lodged, lived and worked for 15 years.

Chiang Yee, the Jiangxi-born writer of the Silent Traveller series of books, showed wartime Britons a unique view of China. He is honoured by a blue plaque on the facade of the Oxford house in which he lodged, lived and worked for 15 years.

10 Aug 2019 - 7:30PM
Questions continue to be raised over Chinese ownership of Southampton as Premier League probes takeover

China’s Gao Jisheng’s ownership in question with the club currently sitting 17th in the Premier League standings

China’s Gao Jisheng’s ownership in question with the club currently sitting 17th in the Premier League standings

13 Apr 2019 - 10:28PM
Brexit has left Northern Ireland’s Chinese community confused and divided, much like the rest of Britain

Anna Lo, the Hong Kong-born former Alliance Party politician, talks backstop, borders and the Democratic Unionist Party.

Anna Lo, the Hong Kong-born former Alliance Party politician, talks backstop, borders and the Democratic Unionist Party.

22 Mar 2019 - 10:27AM
Chinese Labour Corps: the first world war’s forgotten army, all but airbrushed out of history

Airbrushed out of history for most of a century, China’s human contribution to the Great War is finally getting the recognition it deserves

Airbrushed out of history for most of a century, China’s human contribution to the Great War is finally getting the recognition it deserves

19 Nov 2018 - 2:54PM
Pink Floyd in Pompeii: band’s 1971 Italian trip explored in exhibition

Psychedelic rockers’ performance at the preserved Roman city recalled in showcase of photos and memorabilia – and music

Psychedelic rockers’ performance at the preserved Roman city recalled in showcase of photos and memorabilia – and music

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