Conspiracy Theories

Barry Cheung and C. Y. Leung celebrate Leung's election win.

Conspiracy theories abound, but they don't provide answers

In politics, conspiracy theories are rife. They have sprung powerfully into life since Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, an Executive Council member and top aide to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, was forced to quit all his public positions during the inquiry into the collapse of the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which he founded.