The poll was conducted by the university's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies from Monday to Thursday last week, just over a week after Zhang Xiaoming (right), director of Beijing's liaison office, said the chief executive was in a "special legal position that transcended" the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying scored 40.1 out of 100 overall on his performance, down from 42.7 last month. Photo: Felix Wong

Hongkongers' trust in CY Leung and Beijing at a lower point now than during Occupy Central

Drop comes after Beijing's top man in HK said chief executive has special legal status

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The poll was conducted by the university's Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies from Monday to Thursday last week, just over a week after Zhang Xiaoming (right), director of Beijing's liaison office, said the chief executive was in a "special legal position that transcended" the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying scored 40.1 out of 100 overall on his performance, down from 42.7 last month. Photo: Felix Wong
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