April 15, 2020 / 8:56 AM / in 2 months

China removes vice director of Hong Kong liaison office from post

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has removed Yang Jian, vice director of its Hong Kong liaison office from post, the state council said on Wednesday.

The liaison office, which reports to the State Council, or cabinet, is a platform for Beijing to project its influence in the city.

Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Alex Richardson

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