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Friday, December 04, 2020

Jimmy Lai


Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai, pro-democracy tycoon, in custody on fraud charge

December 04, 2020 8:35 am

Outspoken pro-democracy Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai is facing charges of contravening the lease terms for office space. The owner of the Apple Daily, he will now be in custody until mid-April after being denied bail.

Hong Kong activist Jimmy Lai's office raided by police ahead of hearing

October 15, 2020 3:48 pm

Police have raided the offices of prominent Hong Kong activist and newspaper owner Jimmy Lai ahead of a court appearance where he will face charges under Hong Kong's controversial national security law.

Hong Kong media tycoon relieved he wasn't sent to China

August 13, 2020 4:50 pm

Jimmy Lai's arrest Monday morning at his home was the highest-profile detention under a new national security law that took effect in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory on June 30.

Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai says arrest took him by surprise

August 13, 2020 10:16 am

Lai’s arrest is the highest-profile in Hong Kong under the national security legislation, imposed on the city by China in June. It so far has been used to arrest 21 people.