Removal of Hong Kong-China bureaucrat signals first purge of ‘corrupt’ officials, pro-Beijing paper claims

Beijing is to reshuffle personnel at its Hong Kong-related organs in three stages, with the China Liaison Office Director Zhang Xiaoming set to be “definitely” stripped of power, the pro-Beijing Sing Pao newspaper claimed on Wednesday. The report came a day after Zhou Bo, deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, was removed from his post. […]