<!– google_ad_section_start –> Another former journalist has been appointed as a political aide to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s administration. Rebecca Chan Hoi-yan, a former news editor with Now TV, will become political assistant to Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man from Saturday, the government said on Friday. Chan, 35, is the fifth political aide in Leung’s administration with a background in journalism. She assisted in setting up Now TV’s news and business news channels. She was in charge of daily news editing and reporting, with a special focus on medical news.