James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang
James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang
Frank Ching
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Frank Ching

Hong Kong legislators who serve on a state body risk their independence - or their post

Frank Ching says James Tien's CPPCC sacking shows the dilemma facing local legislators who also serve on a state-controlled body

James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang
James Tien fell foul of the CPPCC resolution to back Leung Chun-ying by publicly calling on him to consider resigning. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Frank Ching

Frank Ching

Frank Ching opened The Wall Street Journal’s bureau in Beijing in 1979 when the U.S. and China established diplomatic relations. Before that, he was with The New York Times in New York for 10 years. After Beijing, he wrote the book Ancestors and later joined the Far Eastern Economic Review.