Wang Zhimin, director of the Central Government's Liaison Office (left), Leung Chun-ying, former chief executive (centre), and Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, raise a glass to celebrate National Day. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Will defining role of Beijing’s liaison office in the Basic Law ease society’s fears or ‘legitimise meddling’ in Hong Kong affairs?

Critics have heaped scorn on political heavyweight Jasper Tsang’s suggestion for the powers of Beijing’s representative here to be defined in the city’s mini-constitution. But is there any merit to the idea at all?

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law

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Wang Zhimin, director of the Central Government's Liaison Office (left), Leung Chun-ying, former chief executive (centre), and Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, raise a glass to celebrate National Day. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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