Hong Kong: Beijing favourite Carrie Lam elected as first female chief executive

March 26, 2017

published: 2017-03-26 10:29:18

Former deputy to outgoing chief executive Leung Chun-ying, Carrie Lam, was voted in as new leader of Hong Kong on Sunday. Footage captured at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai showed reactions to the election of the city’s first female leader.