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Is Apple helping HK rioters engage in more violence?

By Bo Lanping (People's Daily)    07:39, October 09, 2019



Apple recently allowed a map app to be available on its App Store. This mobile app claims to provide transportation information for the convenience of the public, but is actually used to identify the whereabouts of the police, allowing the rioters in Hong Kong to go on violent acts.



The developers of the map app had ill intentions by providing a “navigation service” for the rioters. Apple’s approval for the app obviously helps rioters. What was its true intention?



Hong Kong is experiencing severe times and its people are tired of the unrest. In the past few days, the rioters have become more audacious and have conducted violent acts more frequently. Apple chose to approve the app in the App Store in Hong Kong at this point. Does this mean Apple intended to be an accomplice to the rioters?



The map app is just the tip of the iceberg. In the Apple Music Store in Hong Kong, there was also a song advocating “Hong Kong independence.” Such a song was once removed from the music store and has resurrected.

As a company with international influence, Apple has always enjoyed a high reputation. A company has its own standards of conduct, but should also have its social responsibilities. If Apple abandons its responsibilities and let violent acts get worse, it puts more users at risk.



Business is business, and politics is politics. Nobody wants to drag Apple into the lingering unrest in Hong Kong. But people have reason to assume that Apple is mixing business with politics, and even illegal acts. Apple has to think about the consequences of its unwise and reckless decision.



Foreign companies probably don’t understand the sentiments and way of thinking of Chinese people. Our ancestors had been bullied. But today we are united more than ever. On issues involving principles, we have zero tolerance for wrongdoings. Providing a gateway for “toxic apps” is hurting the feelings of the Chinese people, twisting the facts of Hong Kong affairs, and against the views and principles of the Chinese people.



Apple and other corporations should be able to discern right from wrong. They also need to know that only the prosperity of China and China’s Hong Kong will bring them a broader and more sustainable market.

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Post time 2019-10-9 12:30:47 |Display all floors
Cannot imagine even APPLE USA harbors such sinister activities to harm another nation in which and while  it is making tons of billion dollar money from China and the Chinese population, if the alleged activities are true.

Huawei's range of phones will be better and much cheaper than APPLE soon as well as being easier ( more powerful too ) to use with its organic 5G networks teamed up globally. Chinese users do  NOT fall behind, chose the best one to fit Chinese ways of requirements, domestically and globally.






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12dream Post time: 2019-10-9 12:30
Cannot imagine even APPLE USA harbors such sinister activities to harm another nation in which and w ...

re: 'Cannot imagine even APPLE USA harbors such sinister activities to harm another nation'

   Perhaps not on the business side, but uncle Sam is the boss and Apple got little choice but to cooperate.
Here are the top 5 countries that use iPhone the most;

Japan -         53.8%   
USA -            47.4%
Australia -      44.9%
Great Britain- 42.5%
South Korea -  33%
Germany -    21.4%
France -       20.8 %
China -        18.1 %

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Nothing new!
Hong Kong leadership is soft and weak only to be led by its nose!

Those who bite the hand that feeds them may pay for their action!
In most former British colony, there is Internal Security Act to arrest without trial. Activate it and put them behind bars. Joshua Wong, Denise Ho and their so called movement will dwindle and disappear into thin air!

Bet you one to a billion! Singapore Lee Kuan Yew did it!














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GhostBuster Post time: 2019-10-10 22:03
Nothing new!
Hong Kong leadership is soft and weak only to be led by its nose!

We need let China show our police how to deal with them.

HK is weak. HSBC have big problems and many other big organisations do to

the police running round in circles like a headless toad

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Post time 2019-10-11 10:44:53 |Display all floors
Thankopam Post time: 2019-10-11 09:06
We need let China show our police how to deal with them.

HK is weak. HSBC have big problems and m ...

It isn't the police job to educate the Youngsters...

   Most Countries got a certain department called the Education Bureau and the
Secretary for Education is in charge of it...

    Hearing and seeing what's taking place in the ex english colony, seemingly foreigners are running the show...

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