Jimmy Lai resigns as chairman of Apple Daily’s publisher Next Digital as he awaits trial for breaching security law

//Jimmy Lai resigns as chairman of Apple Daily’s publisher Next Digital as he awaits trial for breaching security law

Jimmy Lai resigns as chairman of Apple Daily’s publisher Next Digital as he awaits trial for breaching security law

Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, who is on bail awaiting trial on a charge of breaking the national security law, has resigned as chairman of the media publishing company he founded to “deal with his personal affairs,” according to a statement by the publisher of the Apple Daily newspaper.Lai, 73, “has no disagreement” with the board of directors of Next Digital Limited and there is “no other matter that needs to be brought to the attention of the shareholders,” the company said, adding that the board has…

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