Hong Kong police raids outspoken media tycoon's office

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police raided the private offices of media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai on Thursday, according to Lai’s aide. Lai’s aide Mark Simon wrote in...

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

Hong Kong police raided the private offices of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Thursday, according to Lai and his aide, Mark Simon. More than a dozen officers carried out the raid and it was ...

Hong Kong arrests 15 on suspicion of stock manipulation

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have arrested 15 people on suspicion of manipulating the stock price of media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s company Next Digital and making millions in profit. ...

Released tycoon Lai says Hong Kong needs patient, not radical, democracy campaign

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said on Thursday (Aug. 13) he was overwhelmed by the support he got after becoming the most high-profile person to be arrested under a new national security law and ur...

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

HONG KONG (AP) — Jimmy Lai had just finished his morning exercise and was catching up on the news when the police arrived. “There were 15, 20 policemen there, and they said I was und...

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai released on bail

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai was released on bail in the early hours of Wednesday morning (local time) nearly two days after his arrest under the city's new security law. Lai, founder of media...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai could face trial in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai (黎智英), who was arrested on Monday (Aug. 10) under the draconian national security law imposed by Beijing, could face trial in China, an exp...

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free press

HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines of people bought up copies of the Apple Daily paper at Hong Kong newsstands Tuesday to support a free press in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The ...

Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to 'fight on' after owner arrested

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday (Aug. 11) to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beijing, promising to “fight on&r...

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested

Lai was arrested on Monday for suspected collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law Beijing imposed on Hong Kong, the media tycoon's aide said on Twitter. "Jimmy La...

Taiwan government condemns Hong Kong media tycoon's arrest

Taiwan's government on Friday condemned the arrest of Hong Kong pro-democracy businessman Jimmy Lai (黎智英) by Hong Kong police on charges of illegal assembly and intimidation. In a press stateme...

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested for participation in anti-extradition protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was arrested on charges of illegal assembly and intimidation Friday morning (Feb. 28), along with two other veteran pro-democracy fi...

Next Digital Media tycoon thanks US leaders for concern over Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It has been reported that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) on Monday (July 8) prior to his meeting with U.S. Secretary of Sta...

Pompeo meets with Next Digital founder to discuss Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the founder and chairman of Hong Kong media company Next Digital, Jimmy Lai (Lai Chee-Ying, 黎智英) in Washington D.C. today (July 9) ...

Editorial: Media freedom vigilance still necessary

Almost within one week, the media situation in Taiwan received positive news and worrying news, showing how fragile elementary freedoms can be. French-based non-governmental organization Reporters ...