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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Reporters form human chain to fend off protesters

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI AND THOMAS CHAN

    ... The protesters are unhappy about the Chinese-language daily's boss, Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, backing the Occupy Central movement for democracy. For four nights in a row, with plans for a fifth yesterday, they besieged the offices, even after Lai was granted a court injunction to stop the harassment. The group has been blocking the entrance between 11pm and up to 5am- the period when ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Soy sauce attack on Apple Daily

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Jimmy Lai Chee-ying is an ardent supporter of the Occupy movement and his businesses have complained of a series of attempts at intimidation and disruption, including cyberattacks ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Discrimination turns critics off TVB 'reality' hit

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip, Jessie Lau

    ... To Kit-lai, executive director of women's charity HER Fund, said TVB was judging people on criteria such as money and appearance, while ignoring values such as love and passion. But show producer ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Lai vows to keep Taiwan print empire

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 08:50pm by Lawrence Chung, Sophie Yu

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Sophie Yu Lai decides to keep the Taiwanese print business for good but still plans to sell the money-losing TV operation on the island Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai Chee-ying yesterday said he would continue to run his print empire in Taiwan now that a NT$17.5 billion (HK$4.55 billion) deal to sell Next Media's combined print and TV assets ...

  5. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    Next exit from Taiwan TV after licence failure

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... licence from the island's increasingly Beijing-friendly government. Next, whose chairman Jimmy Lai Chee-ying is known for his anti-Beijing stance, yesterday signed an agreement with Lien Tai-sheng, chairman of Taiwan's Era Television, for the Hong Kong-listed firm to sell its Taiwan television unit to Era, according to Lai's assistant, Mark Simon. According to one source, ...

  6. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    What's down the track for Next?

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... for Next? After the ill-fated attempt to sell its profitable print business in Taiwan, a big question mark hangs over how Next Media, the media empire controlled by Hong Kong mogul Jimmy Lai ... March 28 deadline, the group's share price plunged to the level seen half a year ago. Lai said the group was in talks to divest Next TV while keeping the print business in Taiwan. Investors ...

  7. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    Jimmy Lai's Next Media rockets on sale of Taiwan assets

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Jimmy Lai's cash deal lifts stock by 41 per cent after trying and failing to hold out on the island Next Media shares rocket on sale of assets in Taiwan The price of shares in Hong Kong-listed Next Media rocketed 41 per cent yesterday to their highest level in nearly four years, after media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying said he would sell his newspaper, ...

  8. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    Jimmy Lai sells rest of Taiwan assets, reports say

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com After making a high-profile debut 11 years ago, Next Media agrees to sell publishing assets just after disposing of its loss-making TV unit Jimmy Lai pulls out of Taiwan market Eleven years since establishing a high-profile media outpost in Taiwan, Jimmy Lai Chee-ying has decided to pull up stakes in the island and move on, according to reports ...

  9. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    Jimmy Lai is looking West after selling Taiwan media assets

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com With potential hefty gains from the disposal, Next Media boss is expected to bounce back Lai heads West after a tearystaff goodbye Publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying plans to take a two-week business trip to North America and Europe after agreeing to sell his newspaper, magazine and television holdings in Taiwan for NT$17.5 billion (HK$4.64 ...

  10. Business - Companies - MEDIA

    New investor joins group purchasing Next Media's Taiwan assets to allow sale to proceed

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com New partner to allow deal for company's Taiwan assets to be completed next week Next Media asset sale expected to proceed Publishing mogul Jimmy Lai ... Media, in which Lai serves as chairman and holds a controlling stake, signed two new supplemental agreements with the consortium on Sunday, to continue negotiations that would culminate ...




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