Chief Exec. Carrie Lam defends appointing defeated pro-Beijing election candidates as officials

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has defend her choices of new officials, after four undersecretaries and political assistants appointed on Tuesday turned out to be defeated pro-Beijing election candidates. Education Undersecretary Choi Yuk-lin ran against Ip Kin-yuen for the education sector seat in last September’s Legislative Council elections, but lost out to the pro-democracy candidate. She gained 18,158 votes, whilst Ip won […]