Hong Kong chooses new Beijing-backed leader amid political tension | Reuters
HONG KONG A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong’s next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension.
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