Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Beijing’s new man in Hong Kong: how the ‘odd choice’ of Luo Huining could signal a change in thinking

  • The former provincial party chief has had little experience dealing with Hong Kong, but a fresh mindset could be just what the central government wanted
  • His appointment also signals Xi Jinping’s thinking in terms of promoting officials based on their records, rather than on age or term limits