Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong deputy floated idea of screening mechanism for chief executive poll

Media storm over a possible screening mechanism broke out after remarks were attributed to someone said to represent Beijing’s views

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.