Hong Kong’s Finance Chief Resigns, Signaling Run at Top Job

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  • John Tsang has the highest approval ratings among officials
  • Carrie Lam, Leung’s top deputy, also seen as contender

John Tsang.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s financial chief John Tsang resigned, signaling that he’ll run to become the city’s chief executive in the first leadership contest since mass pro-democracy protests two years ago.

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