Hong Kong Media Tycoon Laments Hong Kong’s Future Under Looming National Security Law

<!–[CDATA[ VOA News  For Jimmy Lai, a prominent pro-democracy figure and the founder of Hong Kong’s best-selling newspaper Apple Daily, the prospect of going to jail had never felt so real.     “Things are getting so bad, anything like this can happen any day,” he said.     Facing seven charges, including organizing and participating in […]

‘No Regrets’: Umbrella Movement Co-founder Chan Kin-man Released After 11-Months in Prison For a Peaceful Protest

<!–[CDATA[  RACHEL WONG | Hong Kong Free Press Chan Kin-man, one of the co-founders of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, has been released from prison after serving 11 months of his 16-month sentence. The sociology professor was one of nine activists convicted on public nuisance charges last April for participation in the 2014 protests. Outside Clearwater Bay’s Pik […]

Three Media Closures in Hong Kong in a Week

Lin Yi  |  Epoch Times Hong Kong—In the first week of April, three media—the historic Asia Television (ATV), Next Media’s FACE magazine, and the newspaper The Sun—successively bid farewell to the local media market. The recently released financial reports of media groups have also showed losses, highlighting the plight of the traditional media industry. Commentators […]