Luo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: HandoutLuo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Luo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

China replaces top official in Hong Kong in first major reshuffle since protests erupted

  • Luo is surprise choice as liaison office head with no known Hong Kong links, but observers say he has record in finding ‘out-of-box solutions’
  • He takes over from Wang Zhimin, who some critics blame for failing to quell social unrest in city

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Luo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: HandoutLuo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Luo Huining is the new head of Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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