HK’s future leader?

16-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Seekingalpha | 6:00 AM Print This Post

China may have the final say on who becomes Hong Kong’s next leader, but candidates will still have to pass a tough popularity test at home.

Five contenders have emerged to take on the city’s top government post following news that current Chief Executive CY Leung will not be seeking re-election in March.

But before getting Beijing’s final tick of approval, they must first gain support among a public fraught by contrasting attitudes towards the mainland and issues of independence.


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