Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung

Beijing expands liaison office in Hong Kong as it seeks to tighten supervision, sources say

  • About 100 additional staff said to have been transferred from mainland in the past year, many of them with skills in areas such as social media
  • Central government’s liaison office has been given more responsibilities including making sure city is ‘ruled by patriots’

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
Cadres from the mainland attended briefings, including on disciplinary issues, in Shenzhen before they arrived in Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
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