Donald Tsang, the choice of China's Communist Party leadership and the leading candidate, officially was named chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Thursday. The committee responsible for picking the city's top administrator had identified Tsang – a Roman Catholic, former colonial administrator, free-market disciple and British knight – as its choice earlier this year. Tsang began his new job immediately, and will serve for two years, completing the term of his predecessor, Tung Chee Hwa, who resigned from office earlier this year.
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