Zheng Yanxiong, the new head of Beijing’s national security office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Zheng Yanxiong, the new head of Beijing’s national security office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

National security law: Beijing appoints tough-talking party official Zheng Yanxiong to lead powerful new agency in Hong Kong

  • Zheng Yanxiong, known for his hardline approach to handling protests in Guangdong, will head Beijing’s office in Hong Kong while Luo Huining will act as Carrie Lam’s national security adviser
  • Country’s top legislative body could make more laws for the city to safeguard national security in the future, senior official says

Zheng Yanxiong, the new head of Beijing’s national security office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
Zheng Yanxiong, the new head of Beijing’s national security office in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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