Hong Kong leader seeks to rebuild with post-protest policy address

January 13, 2015 8:05 AM

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Hong Kong leader seeks to rebuild with post-protest policy address

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying is expected to focus on property, the economy and youth issues in his policy address on Wednesday, seeking to bolster support after last year's massive pro-democracy protests and widespread calls for him to quit.

The annual policy blueprint has been a key platform for leaders in the Chinese-controlled city to hand out billions to the less-advantaged in the form of tax breaks, or to signal shifts in economic, property and political policies.

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