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Hong Kong tilts further toward Beijing with Carrie Lam's trip

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a news conference in Beijing on Nov. 6. She postponed a key policy address to make the trip.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam met with Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng in Beijing on Friday to ask for economic assistance, signaling that the city's leadership is leaning more heavily on the mainland amid continued negative growth.

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