Leung Chun-ying


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Leung Chun-ying,

1954–, Hong Kong business and political leader, often referred to as C. Y. Leung. He studied surveying at Hong Kong Polytechnic and real estate management in Bristol, England. Returning (1977) to Hong Kong, he became a real estate executive and founded (1993) a surveying company, which merged (2006) with a large London-based firm. Leung also became a senior government adviser with close ties to China's Communist party. He was appointed to the committee that helped draft the Basic Law, under which Hong Kong has been governed since 1997, and later served on the committee that oversaw (1997) the transition from British to Chinese rule. In 2012 Leung was elected chief executive of Hong Kong; he served until 2017.
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Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and the secretary for transport and housing convened an inter-departmental meeting Saturday morning to learn more about the latest situation from the representatives of the Transport Department (TD), the Highways Department and the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA), and discuss the follow-up actions.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairman Chow Chung-kong, Economic Affairs Department of Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong S.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said he would bring a series of economic initiatives to lawmakers next week, and called for their support.
During the demonstrations, protesters expressed anger at chief executive Leung Chun-ying, calling him a puppet of Beijing.
Protesters, holding yellow umbrellas (the symbol of last year's Occupy protests), are demanding that Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying resign and that Beijing reverse its decision to screen candidates for the territory's 2017 election.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has planned to add HK$5 billion into the Innovation and Technology Fund for enhancing the strategic environment for innovation and technology development.
Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying warned pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday they risked "anarchy" as he sought to bolster his support in his first policy address since demonstrations rocked the financial hub last year, reports Reuters.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying warned pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday they risked "anarchy" as he sought to bolster his support in his first policy address since demonstrations rocked the financial hub last year.
Meanwhile, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday praised Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his team for maintaining Hong Kong's in difficult times, the city government said in a separate statement.
Amidst the fury of street protests in Hong Kong, the city state's Democratic lawmakers are up in arms against Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying for what they call his "financial misdeeds.
Le chef de l'executif Leung Chun-ying, avec qui les protestataires refusent de dialoguer et dont ils reclament la demission, a repete avant la reunion que les manifestants ne devaient se faire aucune illusion sur leurs chances d'obtenir des elections totalement libres en 2017.
The dawn operation, the third in recent days by police to retake streets from protesters, came hours after Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying sought to defuse a stand-off with student-led democracy protesters by reviving an offer of talks over democratic reforms in the city.