Jimmy Lai

Hong Kong businessman

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Jimmy Lai: Hong Kong businessman
Lai Chee-Ying, known professionally as Jimmy Lai, is a Hong Kong entrepreneur. He founded Giordano, an Asian clothing retailer, and Next Digital, a Hong Kong-listed media company and a Chinese-language media group. He is one of the main contributors to the pro-democracy camp, especially to the Democratic Party.


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Hong Kong media tycoon vows to stay and "fight" China, backs U.S. pressure

Embattled Hong Kong publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai - one of the financial hub's most prominent democracy activists - said on Friday he would fight till the last against Beijing's imposition of national..
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United States expresses concern over arrest of Hong Kong publisher

The U.S. State Department has expressed concern after Chinese-ruled Hong Kong arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two pro-democracy activists.
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Hong Kong police arrest media tycoon Jimmy Lai on illegal assembly charges

hong kong police arrest media tycoon jimmy lai on illegal assembly charges
Hong Kong: Hong Kong police arrested publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai, an outspoken critic of Beijing, and two other pro-democracy activists on Friday on charges of illegal assembly, drawing condemnation..
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested over pro-democracy march

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, a high profile critic of Beijing, was arrested Friday for taking part in last year’s pro-democracy protests that rocked the city for seven months.
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Jimmy Lai: Pro-democracy media tycoon arrested

The 71-year-old multi-millionaire is the founder of Apple Daily, a critic of the Hong Kong government.
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China attacks ‘hypocritical’ and ‘despicable’ Pelosi after she supports Hong Kong protesters

china attacks ‘hypocritical’ and ‘despicable’ pelosi after she supports hong kong protesters
China has denounced leading US Democrat Nancy Pelosi, as “hypocritical”, “malicious” and “despicable” after she tweeted in support of the Hong Kong protesters. “My full support and..
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Hong Kong protester Jimmy Lai says: "We are fighting the first battle of the new cold war" between the West and China

Jimmy Lai tells Holly Williams about the freedoms Hong Kong protesters are demanding from mainland China. "60 Minutes" reports, Sunday
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Apple Daily condemns attack on reporter covering Hong Kong protests

The publisher of Hong Kong's Apple Daily controlled by pro-democracy tycoon and Beijing critic Jimmy Lai on Wednesday condemned an assault on one of its reporters by unknown assailants at a restaurant.
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Voices from Hong Kong: Businessman Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai is a Hong Kong entrepreneur and owner of one of the island's largest media companies. Unlike many of the city's business leaders, he is also a backer of the pro-democracy movement.
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