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Family issues add to Hong Kong leader's public relations problems
Family issues add to Hong Kong leader's public relations problems

It was almost like a scene out of a Disney movie, a princess-crying-in-a-castle shot. In this case, though, it was none other than the daughter of top Hong Kong official Leung Chun-ying, who was seen weeping on the balcony of a grand old colonial building in Hong Kong For the semi-autonomous Chinese territory of 7.3 million, the episode one morning last week was akin to Sasha Obama sobbing on a White House portico — as an ambulance, paramedics and a horde of journalists waited outside the gates. Even throughout the long series of pro-democracy protests last fall, when massive crowds took to the streets, China’s central government in Beijing staunchly backed Leung. However,...

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