Director of the Central Government's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Zhang Xiaoming, third from right, and Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, second from right, celebrate the 18th anniversary of HKSAR Establishment Day on July 1. Photo: Jonathan Wong

‘Hong Kong leader is above the executive branch, legislature and courts’, says Beijing’s liaison chief

Controversial words by director of liaison office effectively end the notion of separation of powers in the city and spark political row

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Director of the Central Government's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Zhang Xiaoming, third from right, and Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, second from right, celebrate the 18th anniversary of HKSAR Establishment Day on July 1. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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