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Sunny Chan’s ‘Table For Six’ Joins Edko’s Cannes Menu

“Table for Six,” an ensemble comedy directed by and starring Sunny Chan, has joined the Cannes Market and pre-Cannes sales slate of Hong Kong’s Edko Films. The setup is a familiar one: family gatherings gone wrong. In “Table For Six” big brother Dai (Dayo Wong) nothing is more satisfying than dining with his two younger […]
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Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper publishes final edition

By ZEN SOO and MATTHEW CHENG HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper published its last edition Thursday after five editors and executives were arrested and millions of dollars in its assets were frozen as part of China’s increasing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous city. The board of directors of Apple Daily parent company Next Media said in a statement Wednesday that the print and online editions would cease due to “the current circumstances prevailing in ...
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Hong Kong: Hong Kong Employment Law Ruling: Suspension Of Duties Does Not Mean Suspension From Employment - Mayer Brown

In Lengler Werner v Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd [2021] HKCFI 1333 (the "Decision"), the Court of First Instance confirmed that a suspension of duties during employment was not a suspension from employment under Section 11 ...
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Individuals are far more confident in their investments than professionals and are predicting almost 15% long-term returns, Natixis survey shows

Traders and investors are focused on US inflation. Craig Ruttle/Associated Press Individual investors expect to make more money from markets than professionals, according to a survey from Natixis. The survey found that on average, they expected 14.5% returns in the long run, compared to 5.3% projected by financial professionals. Topping the list of investor concerns was market volatility, followed by a lagging recovery and inflation. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before ...
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‘The Suicide Squad’ Will Screen Early at the Fantasia Film Festival

The Suicide Squad is one of the most highly anticipated superhero movies of the year, and attendees of Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival will be among the lucky few to get to see it early. James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad will be shown in a special event screening at the Fantasia Film Festival, two days before the film opens in theaters on August 6. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Fantasia Film Festival announced that a special event screening of James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad will...
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Hong Kong: Breastfeeding Discrimination And Harassment Law In Hong Kong Commences 19 June 2021 - Mayer Brown

The protection against unlawful breastfeeding discrimination and harassment under the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO) in Hong Kong will commence on 19 June 2021.
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How to Save Money on Childcare

Both of my kids are at a full-day camp this week and the house is soooo empty and quiet! They went out since 8 in the morning and won’t be back until 5 pm today. Thinking back, the kids haven’t been away while we were home for that many hours since my oldest was a full-day preschool. After all, I work at home, and paying for after-school care seems wasteful. And let me tell you. In at least six years, I haven’t had this much time in my life. I had time to enjoy my lunch without interruptions. ...
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‘The blackest day’: Apple Daily’s demise comes as no surprise

Analysis: a palpable chill has run through the Hong Kong media, amid warnings about ‘fake news’The fate of Apple Daily, one of Hong Kong’s bestselling tabloids, should not come as a surprise. On the day Jimmy Lai, its founder, was sentenced to 14 months in prison in April, a commentary in the pro-Beijing newspaper Ta Kung Pao called for a ban on Apple Daily in order to “close national security loopholes”.The 72-year-old media tycoon and his 26-year-old newspaper have been among the most high-pro...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Newspapers, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Press freedom, Apple Daily, Jimmy Lai, Ta Kung Pao

France, in Reaction to Closure of Hong Kong's Apple Daily, Says Attached to Press Freedom

PARIS (Reuters) - France is attached to the freedom and plurality of the press, government spokesman Gabriel Attal told reporters on Wednesday,...
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Apple Daily to Close, Last Pro-Democracy Hong Kong Newspaper

Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper will publish its last edition Thursday.
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US futures rise after Fed's Powell soothes inflation concerns, with tech stocks, commodities and crypto bouncing back

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Spencer Platt/Getty Images US futures rose, with tech stocks and commodities also up after the Federal Reserve chairman eased inflation worries. Cryptocurrencies regained strength after tumbling earlier in the week as regulation tightened. Asian and European markets were mixed after manufacturing and services industries data were released. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US futures ...
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Hong Kong's Lalamove Confidentially Files for U.S. IPO - Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based logistics company, has confidentially submitted paperwork with U.S. regulators for an initial public...
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What People Are Saying About Closure of Hong Kong's Apple Daily

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily is set to print one million copies of its last edition on Thursday, after a...
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Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily to shut down operations by midnight

Apple Daily has come under increasing pressure since its owner, Beijing critic Jimmy Lai, was arrested under the national security law.
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Apple Daily: The Hong Kong newspaper that pushed the boundary

A newspaper unafraid to criticise the Chinese state has announced its closure after 26 years.
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Hong Kong's Embattled Apple Daily Says It Will Close

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper will stop publishing Thursday after police arrested five editors and executives and froze $2.3 million in assets linked to the paper.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy paper to shut from tonight

The paper's closure - days after its assets were frozen - is a blow to media freedom in Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong's first trial under new national security law begins without a jury

Hong Kong on Wednesday began the trial for the first person charged under its controversial national security law, which has transformed the city's political landscape since it was imposed by Beijing last year.
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Pro-Beijing Media in Hong Kong Denounce 'Traitor' Jimmy Lai

By Sharon AbratiqueHONG KONG (Reuters) - Pro-Beijing newspapers have ramped up criticism of jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai, with illustrations...
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Apple Daily, Pro-Democracy Newspaper in Hong Kong, Says it Will Close

The police also arrested an editorial writer as part of an expanding national security investigation into the newspaper that has...
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Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Newspaper To Shut Down After Editors’ Arrests

The paper's print edition and online edition will cease no later than Saturday.
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Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy newspaper to close as Beijing tightens grip

One year was all it took for a Beijing-imposed National Security Law to take down Hong Kong's largest and loudest pro-democracy newspaper.
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Hong Kong’s Apple Daily, symbol of pro-democracy movement, to close

Tabloid founded by Jimmy Lai and targeted by police raid last week will print final edition on SaturdayApple Daily, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy tabloid targeted by a national security police raid last week, will shut down online at midnight Wednesday and will print its final edition on Thursday.The paper and its activist founder, Jimmy Lai, had become symbols of the pro-democracy movement, and a thorn in the side of Hong Kong’s government and police. Continue reading...
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Hong Kong's Embattled Apple Daily to Close by Saturday

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper will close no later than Saturday after police arrested five editors and executives and froze $2.3 million in assets linked to the paper.
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Apple Daily: Hong Kong pro-democracy paper announces closure

It comes days after the publication's offices were raided and company-linked assets frozen.
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Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy newspaper to close as Beijing tightens its grip

One year was all it took for a Beijing-imposed National Security Law to take down Hong Kong's largest and loudest pro-democracy newspaper.
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Hong Kong's Next Digital Says Apple Daily Newspaper to End on Saturday

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai's Next Digital said on Wednesday that due to the prevailing circumstances in the city...
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What a tabloid's fate says about a city's political future

Hong Kong's embattled, pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily is facing shut down as questions over how the government enforces the National Security Law becomes clear. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
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Hong Kong police arrest editorial writer at Apple Daily newspaper

Arrest of journalist who publishes under the name Li Ping is the first of a writer at the pro-democracy newspaperThe editorial writer for Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper has been arrested, the latest move in a media crackdown under the national security law that saw hundreds of police raid its newsroom and arrest senior figures last week.Police confirmed the arrest of a 55-year-old man in Tseung Kwan O on Wednesday morning, “on suspicion of conspiring to collude with foreign countries or fore...
Tags: Hong Kong, Media, China, Press freedom, Tseung Kwan, Apple Daily, Li Ping

Hong Kong Protester Faces City's First Security Law Trial

Tong Ying-kit, who hit officers while riding a motorcycle with a protest flag, is accused of terrorism and inciting secession. He could...
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