Xia Baolong will have to tackle the biggest political crisis that has embroiled Hong Kong in decades. Illustration: Henry Wong

Xia Baolong – from toppling church crosses to overseeing Hong Kong affairs

  • The new head of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office has a reputation as a hardliner and a man with Xi Jinping’s trust
  • Xia worked with Xi in Zhejiang and has the task of tackling Hong Kong’s biggest political crisis in decades
Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Xia Baolong will have to tackle the biggest political crisis that has embroiled Hong Kong in decades. Illustration: Henry Wong
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