jimmy lai

Aug 10, 2020

Media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested in Hong Kong

Publisher and China critic was taken in this morning under Hong Kong's new security law for "colluding with foreign forces", according to an associate.

Oct 22, 2012

Mixed reactions as Jimmy Lai quits Taiwan media industry

TAIPEI - Jimmy Lai, the self-made media tycoon from Hong Kong, has sold his Next Media business in Taiwan to Chinatrust Charity Foundation for US$600 million (NT$17.5 billion), drawing an end to the turbulent rise and fall of its 'media invasion' of Taiwan over the past 12 years.

Jan 5, 2012

Next Media’s boss fronts propaganda-style TVC for ‘Sharpon’ m-commerce

HONG KONG - Looking like something out of Mao's ‘Little Red Book’, Next Media has launched a tongue-in-cheek TVC, featuring its boss Jimmy Lai Chee-Ying, as a patriotic propaganda actor. The campaign promotes promoting the new mobile commerce ‘Sharpon’ by its free tabloid Sharp Daily.

Apr 1, 2010

Taiwan's NCC turns down four of Next Media's TV channel applications

TAIPEI - In what is seen as a rebuke to print magnate Jimmy Lai's broadcasting ambitions in Taiwan, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has rejected the applications for four of the five channels Next Media planned to launch this year.

Dec 3, 2009

Apple Daily animation boss defends explicit cartoons

TAIPEI - The man behind Apple Daily's controversial animated news in Taiwan has hit back at critics after a week-long row over the cartoons.