Ho Iat-seng starts as chief executive of Macau on December 20. Photo: Reuters

National security law has contributed to Macau’s success, next leader Ho Iat-seng says, after Beijing’s praise for city sparked comparisons with protest-hit Hong Kong

  • Ho, however, was quick to come to Hong Kong’s defence and said President Xi Jinping’s remarks should not be interpreted as criticism of the city
  • Xi had praised Macau’s prosperity, stability and harmony, saying it proved the principle of ‘one country, two systems’ could work
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Ho Iat-seng starts as chief executive of Macau on December 20. Photo: Reuters
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