Xu Zengping talks to the South China Morning Post this month. Photo: Minnie Chan

How a luxury Hong Kong home was used as cover in deal for China’s first aircraft carrier

Xu Zengping says HK$220 million purchase was aimed at convincing outside world of his financial capability

Topic |   Liaoning aircraft carrier

TOP PICKS

Xu Zengping talks to the South China Morning Post this month. Photo: Minnie Chan
READ FULL ARTICLE
Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.