Leung Chun-ying
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CY Leung elected Hong Kong's new leader

Self-made businessman CY Leung has been chosen as Hong Kong's new leader after an unusually turbulent campaign.

He was elected by a committee of 1,200 business leaders and other influential citizens, mostly loyal to Beijing.

China's government switched its support to Mr Leung late in the campaign after a string of scandals rocked early frontrunner Henry Tang, as Juliana Liu reports.

  • 25 Mar 2012
  • From the section Asia
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