Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong cabinet reshuffle: does Beijing prefer law-and-order hardliners rather than ‘politically neutral’ civil servants?

  • Promotions of John Lee and Chris Tang spark disagreements over whether move is good for future governance
  • Some feel action could signal end of civil service as breeding ground for elite politicians

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, flanked by her newly appointed officials. Photo: Handout
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