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Scandal weighs heavily on HK’s new justice secretary

In an embarrassing setback to the young administration of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, it turns out that her newly installed secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah, has herself broken the law. As calls for Cheng’s resignation mount, she refuses to step down, claiming she was too busy with her high-flying legal career to notice […]