Carrie Lam, in a nod to Beijing, wins Hong Kong leadership race

A small circle of Hong Kong elites on Sunday chose a Beijing loyalist as the city’s leader, a move that threatens further discord in a semi-autonomous territory torn by political divides. A committee made of business and political officials selected Lam ... ( read original story ...)

No surprise: Beijing's pick Lam chosen as Hong Kong's leader

HONG KONG — The candidate favoured by China's Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong's new leader on Sunday, in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the semiautonomous Chinese city's election system in 2014. ( read original story ...)

Carrie Lam, Beijing's pick, chosen as Hong Kong's leader

A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites selected Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former No. 2 official ... the frustrations and to unite our society to move forward," she said at a news conference after the results were announced. Lam said she would not ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong set to get new leader as anointed by Beijing

HONG KONG -- A committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites is casting ballots Sunday to choose Hong Kong's next leader in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests. The election committee's 1,194 members voted at a downtown exhibition ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong prepares for new leader

These are external links and will open in a new window Hong Kong is preparing for the election of a new leader. The candidate will be chosen by a committee of mostly pro-Beijing electors, rather than a public vote, which pro-democracy campaigners have been ... ( read original story ...)