Beijing has reshuffled the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, bringing in Hong Kong’s industry leaders and scholars to replace traditional politicians. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing has reshuffled the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, bringing in Hong Kong’s industry leaders and scholars to replace traditional politicians. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing official Xia Baolong set to bow out amid reshuffle of mainland China’s advisory body, as Hong Kong professionals win delegate roles

  • Impending retirement of key Beijing official in charge of Hong Kong’s affairs follows replacement of liaison office chief
  • Beijing also opts for new blood in reshuffle of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, with business leaders and academics trumping traditional politicians

Beijing has reshuffled the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, bringing in Hong Kong’s industry leaders and scholars to replace traditional politicians. Photo: Xinhua
Beijing has reshuffled the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, bringing in Hong Kong’s industry leaders and scholars to replace traditional politicians. Photo: Xinhua
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