30 Jun. 2012
Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying (L) takes oath in front of Chinese President Hu Jintao during the inauguration of the new government in Hong Kong July 1, 2012, the day marking the 15th anniversary of the territory's handover to Chinese sovereignty from British rule. New Hong Kong leader Leung was sworn into office on Sunday by Chinese President Hu for a five-year term in which he will confront challenges ranging from human rights to democracy after a tumultuous year of transition and protest.
REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)