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Apple Daily raid: Pro-Beijing media cry foul in Hong Kong as Next Digital shares soar on protest purchases

Pro-Beijing newspapers have accused Hong Kong media company Next Digital, owned by democracy campaigner Jimmy Lai, of “false trading” after investors sent the share price rocketing in protest at his arrest and at a police raid on the Apple Daily newsroom. Several pro-Beijing media outlets including Oriental Daily and state-run Wen Wei Po cited anonymous […]