Hong Kong elections: why the next chief executive may no longer be known by 3 digits, such as ‘689’ for CY Leung, or Carrie Lam’s ‘777’

In the first of a three-part special, the Post looks at preparations for the election commission polls on Sunday, with pro-Beijing insiders hailing the selection process as a success, noting that two other major polls for the city ​​are likely to follow this formula of controlled competition. Hong Kong people have a well-known habit of giving their leaders nicknames. Leung Chun-ying, elected in 2012, is nicknamed “689” while his successor Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is sometimes called …

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