Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Zhang Haiyang (above), son of former general Zhang Zhen, and Liu Xiaojiang, son-in-law of late leader Hu Yaobang, have retired. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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