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Hong Kong’s legislature in total gridlock as pro-establishment walkout leaves localists unable to retake oaths
Walkout by Hong Kong lawmakers inflicts ‘collateral damage’ on localist member
19 minutes of chaos: Legco president calls pro-establishment camp walkout ‘unfortunate’, plans new oaths for localists

Pro-establishment Hong Kong lawmakers exit a meeting of the city’s legislature to protest the planned swearing in of two localists who modified their original oaths airing displeasure with mainland authorities

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
19 minutes of chaos: Legco president calls pro-establishment camp walkout ‘unfortunate’, plans new oaths for localists

Pro-establishment Hong Kong lawmakers exit a meeting of the city’s legislature to protest the planned swearing in of two localists who modified their original oaths airing displeasure with mainland authorities

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Hong Kong government fails to block localist duo from retaking Legco oaths, but wins right to seek judicial review
Legco president invalidates five lawmakers’ oaths, now including localist lecturer and pro-Beijing loyalist
Hong Kong localist pair set to make U-turn over their Legislative Council oaths

Two newly elected localist lawmakers indicated on Monday that they would retake their oaths properly on Wednesday to keep their seats, avoiding the prospect of a major showdown in the Legislative Council after many were offended by the pair’s antics at the swearing-in ceremony a week ago.

30 Nov 2016 - 11:01AM
Hong Kong localist pair set to make U-turn over their Legislative Council oaths

Two newly elected localist lawmakers indicated on Monday that they would retake their oaths properly on Wednesday to keep their seats, avoiding the prospect of a major showdown in the Legislative Council after many were offended by the pair’s antics at the swearing-in ceremony a week ago.

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Andrew Leung becomes president of Hong Kong Legco after dispute over British nationality
As it happened: Andrew Leung elected Legco president 38-0 over pan-dems’ objections in dramatic ending to raucous day

While most of the city’s 70 newly elected lawmakers were sworn in without incident, a few localists and their sympathisers kept the Legislative Council secretary general and the establishment candidate for president on their toes

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
As it happened: Andrew Leung elected Legco president 38-0 over pan-dems’ objections in dramatic ending to raucous day

While most of the city’s 70 newly elected lawmakers were sworn in without incident, a few localists and their sympathisers kept the Legislative Council secretary general and the establishment candidate for president on their toes

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