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Outspoken Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai denied bail in fraud case

Former pro-democracy lawmaker Ted Hui seeks exile in UK

Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai was arrested on Dec. 2 after reporting to the police station as required under the terms of his release in August.    © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was held in custody on Thursday after being denied bail over a fraud charge and will be detained until April 16, when the next hearing is scheduled.

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