Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he 'did not interfere' in the process. The rejection of Professor Johannes Chan, a pro-democracy scholar, is widely seen as having been politically motivated. Photo: Dickson Lee

Johannes Chan's appointment never discussed with HKU chief, says Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung

HKU head confirmed meeting with Leung Chun-ying, but both insist they never touched on the controversial pro-vice-chancellor post

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Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he 'did not interfere' in the process. The rejection of Professor Johannes Chan, a pro-democracy scholar, is widely seen as having been politically motivated. Photo: Dickson Lee
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