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Jimmy Lai arrest: Hong Kong residents rush to buy media mogul’s newspaper

Hong Kongers have been buying up copies the pro-democracy Apple Daily paper to support the free press in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The arrest of its owner in a crackdown also sparked a share buying spree.

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