Macau’s newly-elected chief executive Ho Iat-seng. Photo: EPA

Meet Macau’s new chief executive Ho Iat-seng: a media-shy Beijing loyalist with deep mainland ties

  • Ho takes charge at a challenging time for the city, amid the ongoing US-China trade war and a looming slowdown in neighbouring Hong Kong
  • Despite keeping a low profile, his name had been floated numerous times over the past few years as a potential candidate for the top job
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Macau’s newly-elected chief executive Ho Iat-seng. Photo: EPA
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho is Asia Correspondent for the Post. She joined the newspaper in 2014. Most of her investigative and in-depth stories have been focused on human rights, cross-border security, illicit trade and corruption. She was previously the chief reporter at a Portuguese daily newspaper in Macau, where she moved to from Europe in 2008.