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Report: China Plans to Replace Hong Kong Leader Lam

China is planning to replace Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam with an “interim” chief executive, the Financial Times reported, citing people briefed on the deliberations.

If Chinese President Xi Jinping decided to go ahead, Lam’s successor would be appointed by March and cover the remainder of her term, which ends in 2022, the report said.

Lam’s top successors include former head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority Norman Chan, and Henry Tang, who has also served as the territory’s financial secretary and chief secretary for administration, the report said.

Sources told the FT that officials in China want a stabilized situation before a read more >>>

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