Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Hong Kong finance chief ‘has the qualifications’ for city leader, but blasting US in report shouldn’t be read as political manoeuvring, heavyweight says

  • ‘I don’t think he’s trying to show off his personal performance,’ Regina Ip says of Paul Chan report accusing Washington of using city as a pawn
  • The report, which came just days after Beijing issued a ‘criminal record’ of US actions, has sparked speculation finance chief is eyeing higher office

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Financial Secretary Paul Chan (in black jacket) poses for a selfie with a group of admirers at the Hong Kong Book Fair. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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