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Anti-Beijing Tabloid and Hong Kong

kong: Hong Kong CNN Jimmy Lai has been a public target for decades, according to Rabble. It all started after the Hong Kong business tycoon a refugee from China reinvented himself in the mid-1990s as the founder of the city's provocative, anti-Beijing tabloid, Apple Daily. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. One of the advertisements that introduced the newspaper to the world made Lai's point in the bluntest of ways By showing Lai sitting in a dark warehouse with a red apple on his scalp, being pelted with incoming arrows fired by a shadowy figure. When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, the city was guaranteed its own legal system and certain democratic freedoms until 2047, when it will likely return in total to Beijing. Since then, Lai's role as one of Hong Kong's most prominent rabble-rousers has threatened his fortune, subjected him to death threats and made him a symbol of the city's tensions with mainland China. ( As reported in the news.