Forbidden fruit ripe for picking

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 25 June, 1995, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 25 June, 1995, 12:00am

JIMMY LAI Chee-ying, boss of the new Apple Daily, is not alone when it comes to picking fruit. Earlier this year, a politician on the other side of the world also decided to go for apples in a big way, and chose them as his campaign symbol.

Lai must be hoping he can replicate the other man's success with fruit from the Garden of Eden. He was Jacques Chirac, elected president of France in May at the third attempt.