Trial of Apple Daily tycoon a ‘test’ for Hong Kong’s freedoms: son

Jimmy Lai’s trial in Hong Kong is a litmus test for the city’s autonomy. Delays and legal obstacles raise concerns about fairness. Lai, a pro-democracy figure, could face life in prison under the national security law, emphasizing global importance in monitoring Hong Kong’s commitment to the rule of law amid China’s influence.

Who’s who in Hong Kong’s national security trial

Hong Kong’s largest trial involves 47, including scholar Benny Tai, accused of subverting state power via a 2020 primary. Joshua Wong’s “resistance camp” opposed the security law. Witness testimony implicates Tai. Voter Gordon Ng, unrelated to organizers, faces charges for promoting the primary’s alleged conspiracy.

China’s Evergrande resumes Hong Kong trading

Evergrande, a troubled Chinese property giant, resumes stock trading in Hong Kong, a symbol of the country’s property crisis, raising concerns about its impact on the economy.