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Hong Kong’s new gov’t has Beijing’s trust, but can more relaxed Covid policies win over residents?

When the central authorities chose former police officer and security chief John Lee to be Hong Kong’s fifth chief executive, they signalled the overriding importance of security in Hong Kong. Lee has not disappointed them. As secretary for security under Carrie Lam’s leadership, he was part of a government that relentlessly pursued those it perceived […]