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Hong Kong starts trial of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai

Professional-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai stands accused of ‘collusion’ with overseas forces beneath a sweeping nationwide safety legislation that Beijing imposed on Hong Kong in 2020 (Anthony WALLACE) Professional-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai is about to face trial Monday in Hong Kong, the place he faces internationally condemned nationwide safety prices that would ship him to jail for all times. …

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Hong Kong election sees lowest-ever turnout with dissent banned

Hong Kong metropolis chief John Lee (centre L) stated this 12 months’s election was ‘the final piece of the puzzle to implement the precept of patriots ruling Hong Kong’ (ISAAC LAWRENCE) Hong Kong’s first district elections for “patriots” noticed a turnout of 27.5 p.c, the federal government stated Monday, a file low for a race that had shut out all …

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Chinese AI firm Fourth Paradigm leads Hong Kong IPO surge to raise $280 million

By Scott Murdoch SYDNEY (Reuters) – Three Chinese language corporations, led by AI software program firm Beijing Fourth Paradigm, are aiming to boost as much as $280 million in Hong Kong preliminary public choices launched on Monday. Beijing Fourth Paradigm, an AI startup, is aiming to boost as much as $144 million by promoting 18.4 million shares in a value …

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