National People's Congress

City Digest

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00am


Registrations for HK seats on NPC begin next month

Registration of candidates for Hong Kong's 36 seats on China's 12th National People's Congress runs from July 10 to 25. Some 1,800 Hongkongers, mainly those who sat on the electoral college for the congress five years ago and members of the election committee that selected the new chief executive, are eligible to register to sit on the new electoral college, which will select from among its number the 36 deputies to the NPC.