Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu Lee is to be commended for taking the plunge into a social media platform known for its power to shape public opinion and official policies. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu Lee is to be commended for taking the plunge into a social media platform known for its power to shape public opinion and official policies. Photo: Sam Tsang
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A social media lesson for Hong Kong ‘novice’ John Lee

  • Hong Kong leader was feted when he first joined Weibo but soon got a taste of the power of the mainland China microblogging site when complaints flooded in about the stench from a landfill near the border with Shenzhen
  • Chief executive can use the opportunity to prove that he is a leader of action and will put people’s interests front and centre

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu Lee is to be commended for taking the plunge into a social media platform known for its power to shape public opinion and official policies. Photo: Sam Tsang
Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu Lee is to be commended for taking the plunge into a social media platform known for its power to shape public opinion and official policies. Photo: Sam Tsang
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