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    Hong Kong — Hong Kong's last pro-democracy newspaper, the Apple Daily, will go dark from the end of this week, the paper's board of directors confirmed on Wednesday. The board blamed the imminent closure on "the current circumstances prevailing" in the once-semi-autonomous Chinese territory.  Those "circumstances" are China's methodical crackdown to silence dissent, including in Hong...
    Next Digital, the parent of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, announced Wednesday that its printed paper and digital news site will close down no later than 11:59 p.m. Saturday. The decision was made after police arrested five editors and executives and froze $2.3 million in assets linked to the paper last week. Hong Kong Free Press reported...
    In this article L87A-FF NIO TSLA XPEV A XPeng Motor P7 electric vehicle is displayed for sale at Wanda Plaza on May 9, 2021 in Beijing, China.VCG| Getty ImagesGUANGZHOU, China — U.S.-listed Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng Motors has got the green light to carry out an IPO in Hong Kong that could raise between...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)One year was all it took for a Beijing-imposed National Security Law to take down Hong Kong's largest and loudest pro-democracy newspaper.Next Media announced Wednesday that Apple Daily, its flagship tabloid, would stop publishing on Saturday due to an untenable environment in which its journalists had been arrested and millions of dollars...
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    Seven staff members at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Hong Kong returned to Taiwan on Sunday after they refused to sign a Hong Kong government-issued “One China” pledge negating Taiwanese sovereignty and were subsequently denied work visas by the Beijing-controlled city, the Taipei Times reported Monday. “Of the [TECO] office’s five division...
    Hong Kong — China's Communist Party is dealing a massive blow to press freedom in Asia. Hong Kong's last pro-democracy newspaper has started pulling the plug on many of its key operations even before a deadline its board of directors set for the end of this week. The liberal Apple Daily newspaper, which just marked...
    A man holds Taiwanese flags as he joins others to attend a rally to mark Taiwan's National Day, in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on October 10, 2019. Philip FONG/AFP via Getty Images Taiwan's government has recalled all but one of its officials working in its Hong Kong trade office....
    Scientists in Hong Kong have developed artificial skin that bruises like the real thing. The material, called I-skin, could be used on artificial limbs to alert users they have damaged their prosthetics. It's embedded with a gel that turns from yellow to welt-like purple when subjected to physical stress. Volunteers wearing strips of I-skin on...
    An adviser to jailed owner Jimmy Lai warned Monday that Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily could be forced to shut down “in a matter of days” because the government froze its assets after a massive police raid last week. “We thought we’d be able to make it to the end of the month. It’s...
    Hong Kong — The people who run Hong Kong's last pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, will know by the end of this week if it will be forced to cease operations after 26 years. Last week the paper's office was raided by about 200 Hong Kong police officers, who left with five executives and boxes full of...
    Hong KongEditor's note: CNN has today launched the Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here.When it comes to the intensifying rivalry between the United States and China, the sky is by no means the limit. As...
    New York (CNN)Five hundred police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week to arrest executives and top editors and seize journalistic materials under the city's national security law. The incident sounded an alarm across the media industry. "This has sent shudders through the industry," Elaine Yu, a Hong Kong-based reporter for...
    Chloe Lo | Bloomberg The editor and publisher of the Apple Daily newspaper were arraigned Saturday on charges under Hong Kong’s sweeping national security law. Editor-in-Chief Ryan Law, and Cheung Kim-hung, the newspaper’s publisher and chief executive officer of parent company Next Digital Ltd., were denied bail and their case was adjourned to Aug. 13,...
    The CEO and editor of a pro-Democracy newspaper in Hong Kong were denied bail at their court hearing Saturday after being detained for breaking the city’s new national security law.  The chief editor of Apple Daily, Ryan Law, and the CEO of the paper’s parent company Next Digital, Cheung Kim-hung, were charged with collusion with...
    Apple Daily on Friday reported eager customers lining up at midnight to buy the newspaper after five of its senior executives were arrested under Beijing’s tyrannical “national security law” and Hong Kong’s security minister warned the public to “keep a distance” from the publication. The stampede for copies of Apple Daily was a remarkable show...
    Hong Kong publication Apple Daily printed over 500,000 copies of its Friday paper, over 400,000 more copies than usual, after five of its top editors and executives were arrested on Thursday. People from around the city lined up to get their hands on a copy of a publication that just had $2.3 million of...
    Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily printed 500,000 copies on Friday, five times more than usual, a day after Chinese authorities arrested five editors and executives for allegedly conspiring with foreign governments to endanger national security, according to the Associated Press. The front page prominently featured images of the editors and executives handcuffed and led away...
    Hundreds of Hong Kong police officers descended upon the offices of leading pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday, arresting its editor in chief and four other senior executives on charges of violating the island’s Beijing-imposed “national security law” by “colluding” with foreign powers. Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai is already in prison, having been sentenced...
    The Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper, increased its production on Friday—a day after hundreds of police raided its office and arrested top executives for breaking Beijing’s controversial national security law.  Reuters reported that the paper increased its number of copies to 500,000 from 80,000 a day earlier. The paper ran a cover story about...
    Hong Kong police used a sweeping national security law Thursday to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper on charges of colluding with foreign powers — the first time the legislation has been used against the press in yet another sign of an intensifying crackdown by Chinese authorities in the city long known...
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    A package of crocodile meat from Thailand sold in a Hong Kong supermarket tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus recently, Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) reported Wednesday. Hong Kong health authorities confirmed the meat’s packaging tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus on June 15. City officials clarified that the positive sample was taken from the surface...
    Several editors and executives of a prominent pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong were arrested Thursday under charges of colluding with foreign countries, police announced.  The Associated Press reported that police arrested five editors and executives of Apple Daily, citing more than 30 articles that authorities alleged played a “crucial part” in efforts to conspire with...
    Hong Kong police arrested the chief editor and four executives of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday, raiding its newsroom for a second time in the latest blow to the outspoken tabloid. The paper and its jailed owner Jimmy Lai have long been a thorn in Beijing's side with unapologetic support for the financial hub's...
    Hong Kong — Hong Kong police arrested the chief editor and four executives of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Thursday, raiding its newsroom for a second time in the latest blow to the outspoken tabloid. The paper and its jailed owner Jimmy Lai have long been a thorn in Beijing's side with unapologetic support for the...
    Five executives of a pro-democracy newspaper were arrested by Hong Kong police early Thursday morning Apple Daily Arrested. Police say it involved four men and a woman aged 47 to 63. According to local media, editor-in-chief Ryan Law was among those arrested. Police say the...
    Police officers stand guard outside the headquarters of Apple Daily and Next Media after police arrested five Apple Daily executives who were suspected to have breached the new national security law, in Hong Kong Lam Yik/ Reuters Around 500 police officers showed up in force at the headquarters of pro-democracy Hong Kong paper...
    Hundreds of police officers in Hong Kong swarmed the office of the pro-democracy Apple Daily on Thursday and arrested several executives in what was called a "blatant attack" on its editorial team. The Apple Daily ran its own story about the raid and said five of its executives were arrested for breaking Article 29 of...
    Taipei, Taiwan (CNN Business)Hong Kong police have arrested executives and top editors working for the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily under the city's national security law. Apple Daily said Thursday that the company's CEO Cheung Kim Hung, COO Chow Tat Kuen, chief editor Ryan Law, along with the deputy chief editor and online editor were all...
    Chinese authorities in Hong Kong arrested five top executives at the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Wednesday in just the latest show of force against pro-democracy groups in the now-authoritarian city. Chinese authorities dismantled Hong Kong’s longstanding democratic system in early 2020, and have since cracked down harder and harder on the remaining organizations in...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)Joe Tsai has some reassurance for those who are worried about the future of Hong Kong — and his pal, Jack Ma.The Alibaba (BABA) co-founder spoke out separately on both topics in an interview with CNBC on Tuesday. He predicted that despite the pandemic, economic slump and geopolitical tension, "Hong Kong is...
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    In an exclusive interview with Breitbart London, Hong Kong activist Nathan Law said that the recent crackdowns by the Chinese Communist Party on the Tiananmen Square Massacre vigil and the imposition of censorship in the Hong Kong film industry represent the “annihilation” of the One Country, Two Systems promise of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on...
    G-7 leaders have wrapped up their summit in Carbis Bay, England, pledging more than one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer nations and calling out China on several issues.  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters the doses would come both directly and through COVAX, the U.N.-backed program delivering vaccines to low- and middle-income countries. ...
    Labour MP Stephen Kinnock and former Conservative Party leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith joined forces in calling on the G7 nations to take action against the Chinese Communist Party over their human rights abuses in Hong Kong and elsewhere in China. The two MPs were both sanctioned earlier this year by Beijing for supporting sanctions against Chinese...
    G-7 leaders have wrapped up their summit in Carbis Bay, England, pledging more than one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer nations and calling out China on several issues.  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters the doses would come both directly and through COVAX, the U.N.-backed program delivering vaccines to low- and middle-income countries. ...
    Sir Iain Duncan Smith, the former leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party, told Breitbart London that the G7 nations must abandon their “greedy rush to China” in order to properly take on the dictatorship in Beijing. On Saturday, at a protest in London held to commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of the 2019 Hong...
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    Chinese and U.S. diplomats on Friday had a heated phone call in which they discussed recent issues that have stoked the most division between the countries.  “Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke by phone with Chinese Communist Party Politburo Member and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi today,” the State...
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    CHICAGO -- Inside Chiu Quon, the oldest bakery in Chicago's Chinatown, customers gush over the flavor and texture of their barbecue pork buns. The family-owned business has been making savory baked goods and traditional Hong Kong-style pastries since 1986."We bake them and when they come out they're this beautiful golden brown color," said Joyce Chiu,...
    A parking space located in Hong Kong’s downtown area across Victoria Bay has sold for $1.3 million and set a new record, the BBC reported Friday. The spot was sold at an ultra-luxury development at The Peak, the BBC reported. It was one of several spots sold in the development. Hong Kong is enjoying a real...
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    Self-proclaimed advocate for the little guy and NBA star LeBron James continues to remain silent as his multimillion-dollar business partners in China crackdown on memorials for their authoritarian murders of democracy activists on the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. For instance, ahead of the anniversary, which occurs from April 15 to June 5,...
    Hong Kong police arrested a pro-democracy activist Friday for allegedly publicizing an unauthorized assembly to honor the 32nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on social media. “Chow Hang-tung, vice-chair of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China … [was] arrested over social media posts under section 17A(1D) of the...
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