Zheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCGZheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCG
Zheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCG

Beijing’s surprise choice to spearhead the national security law in Hong Kong

  • Guangdong-born Cantonese speaker Zheng Yanxiong will be the public face of the agency overseeing implementation of the law in the city
  • The hardliner has a background in propaganda that some analysts say could serve him well in his new role

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Zheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCGZheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCG
Zheng Yanxiong speaks Cantonese and has a background in propaganda. Photo: VCG
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