Beijing Loyalist Joins HK Cabinet – Vaudine England

 Media Images 41210000 Jpg  41210360 Tsang203Ap Ten years after the handover, politics in Hong Kong is increasingly influenced by Beijing. Here is an old face in the new cabinet. From BBC News:

A leading pro-Beijing figure, Tsang Tak-sing, has been appointed to the Hong Kong government in a new cabinet announced on Saturday.

The new government will be sworn in on 1 July, when Hong Kong will mark 10 years since its handover from British to Chinese rule.

The new cabinet also promotes two men seen as competing to succeed its Chief Executive, Donald Tsang. [Full Text]

June 24, 2007 9:27 AM
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