From his role as security chief during the 2019 protests and unrest, to his promotion to the city’s No. 2 position, ex-police officer John Lee finally rose to the top, becoming chief executive on July 1, 2022.
“We will have ‘district election night vibes,’” Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang said, adding that booths promoting the “patriots-only” District Council elections at night markets allows for “closer interactions with citizens.”
School supervisor He Yousun announced the news last month, citing declining student enrolment and changing government regulations.
Liaison Office deputy head Liu Guangyuan told local lawyers to leverage Hong Kong’s common law system as a bridge between Belt and Road countries.
People living in Shek O and Big Wave Bay on Saturday morning joined efforts to clear debris blocking part of Shek O Road, taking shovels and wheelbarrows up to the site as an excavator worked to clear the landslip from the other side.
When the opposition camp swept the board in the 2019 District Council elections, Hong Kong’s then-leader said she respected the result. Now, officials say the advisory bodies provided a platform to advocates of “black riots.”