Jimmy Lai arrives for a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal in February. Photo: Sam Tsang
Jimmy Lai arrives for a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal in February. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong authorities freeze nearly HK$500 million in assets belonging to media tycoon Jimmy Lai

  • Sources say assets include all 70 per cent of Lai’s shares in his Next Digital media firm and holdings in three other firms; total figure worth US$64 million
  • While police chief has attacked Lai’s Apple Daily for ‘inciting hatred’, pro-establishment lawmakers say move will not affect press freedom

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Jimmy Lai arrives for a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal in February. Photo: Sam Tsang
Jimmy Lai arrives for a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal in February. Photo: Sam Tsang
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