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Leung Chun-ying

Leung Chun-ying, also known as CY Leung, is the chief executive of Hong Kong. He was born in 1954 and assumed office on July 1, 2012. During the controversial 2012 chief executive election, underdog Leung unexpectedly beat Henry Tang, the early favourite to win, after Tang was discredited in a scandal over an illegal structure at his home.

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PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 12 December, 2012, 2:41am
 

There is a big eruption of discontent … towards our chief executive because he is a cheat

Campaigner Jackie Hung Ling-yu on a protest march against Leung Chun-ying

 

I have no other life, and the truth is, it is a very sad, very grim life that I wouldn't wish on anyone

Argentinian housewife Susana Trimarco on her nine-year quest to find her kidnapped daughter

 

He has done a credible job - although … his two predecessors did set the bar pretty low

Analyst Jun Okumura on Japanese PM Yoshihiko Noda

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