Wang Zhimin, director of the liaison office, is one of the officials who has been working on improving his Cantonese. Photo: Edward Wong

Beijing tells liaison officials in Hong Kong to learn Cantonese and develop better connection with city’s residents

  • Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng pushed for the training, which has seen officials attend classes after work
  • Hong Kong Academy of Management runs the courses, and source says at least now ‘they can understand what officials are saying’
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Wang Zhimin, director of the liaison office, is one of the officials who has been working on improving his Cantonese. Photo: Edward Wong
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