Hong Kong's New Leader? [world Service]


Hong Kong's New Leader?20170621

The incoming Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, on the challenges of her new role

20 years on from its handover to mainland China, Carrie Gracie talks to Hong Kong\u2019s incoming Chief Executive, Carrie Lam.

The BBC's China Editor, Carrie Gracie talks to the incoming Chief Executive of Hong Kong as the former British colony prepares to mark 20 years since the handover of rule to mainland china. Carrie Lam takes on this role amid calls from some activists for independence from China. Her predecessors in the job have often been accused by opponents of being Beijing's puppet. Can she escape the charge?

(Photo: Hong Kong's Chief Executive Election. Credit: Getty Images)