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’

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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