China loyalist takes helm in Macao amid trouble in Hong Kong

Macao Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng, left, poses with Chinese leader Xi Jinping for a photo after taking his oath at the inauguration ceremony in Macao, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 to mark the 20th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's handover to Chinese rule. Beijing loyalist Ho was inaugurated Friday as China's chief executive in the tiny gambling enclave of Macao, which unlike neighboring Hong Kong has remained free of pro-democracy protests.