mandag 12. desember 2016

Hong Kong’s leader says he will not run again

When journalists in Hong Kong received news that Leung Chung-ying was preparing to hold a press conference on December 9th, they thought he might announce that he would run for a second five-year term as the territory’s chief executive—the campaign season is about to begin. Instead, he revealed that he would not join the race in order to protect his family from the “intolerable stress” of it. Hong Kong’s most unpopular leader since the end of British colonial rule in 1997 will therefore be replaced on July 1st next year. Read more