Regina Ip

Regina Ip

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Regina Ip, a Beijing-backed former security secretary, waves to the crowd after losing to Anson Chan, Hong Kong's former top civil servant, in the city's legislative by-election at the Convention Center in Hong Kong, China, on early Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. Chan, won a by-election for a seat in the city's legislature, giving pro-democracy supporters a boost before full elections next year.