Posts Tagged ‘Andy Li’

Visit of Premier of China – the cost of speaking up

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

In the coming days, the Premier of China will be visiting New Zealand and Australia. This is significant, although the role of the Premier—nominally number two in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hierarchy—is not quite as important as some may think. Much of the power is now deeply centralised in President Xi Jinping. Don’t get Read more

Hong Kong national security trial names two former New Zealand MPs

Thursday, May 16th, 2024
Kiwi MPs

A national security trial in Hong Kong has dredged up two former New Zealand MPs names. They are former National MP Simon O’Connor and ex-Labour MP Louisa Wall. Jimmy Lai and Andy Li Catholic entrepreneur and democracy activist Jimmy Lai is on trial. He founded the popular pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily. He was Read more