(From left) Former Hong Kong leaders Leung Chun-ying and Tung Chee-hwa, liaison office chief Wang Zhimin and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: Sam Tsang

National anthem played for the first time by Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong at spring reception

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Topic |   Chinese national anthem

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(From left) Former Hong Kong leaders Leung Chun-ying and Tung Chee-hwa, liaison office chief Wang Zhimin and Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Photo: Sam Tsang
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