2020-08-10 08:59:33| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Leading pro-democracy figure detained over alleged foreign collusion as police search Apple Daily officesProfile: a pro-democracy tycoon who is not afraid to take on BeijingOne of Hong Kongs most strident pro-democracy figures has been arrested and the newspaper he runs searched by police in a stark escalation by authorities enforcing new national security laws brought in by Beijing.The raid on Apple Daily, Hong Kongs largest pro-democracy daily paper, and arrest of Jimmy Lai and senior executives, were condemned by activists and journalists, who said they marked the day press freedom officially died. Continue reading...
2020-08-10 08:15:40| BBC News | Business | World Edition
The prominent pro-democracy supporter is accused of foreign collusion under controversial new laws.
2020-08-10 07:11:07| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
The media mogul has had repeated run-ins with authorities and has vowed to resist rule by the mainlandHong Kong national security police have arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai under suspicion of colluding with foreign forces. It marks the most high-profile arrest since Beijings national security laws were imposed on Hong Kong in late June, and also saw hundreds of police raid the newsroom of Lais Apply Daily tabloid.Lai, often referred to as the Rupert Murdoch of Asia, is one of the few Hong Kong business leaders willing to criticise Beijing. Continue reading...
2020-08-10 05:33:33| The Economic Times
Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the publisher's headquarters Monday in the highest-profile use yet of the new national security law Beijing imposed on the city after protests last year.
2020-08-10 02:55:47| Telegraph Business