Anti-government protesters occupy Tamar Park in Admiralty, in front of the Legislative Council complex and office of the chief executive, on September 2. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong protests are a call for change: starting with a revamp of the executive and legislative councils

  • The Executive Council, tasked with setting policy, should be headed by a directly elected chief executive and include all directly elected Legislative Council members
  • The core membership of the Legislative Council should be professional experts in functional constituency seats
Topic |   Executive Council of Hong Kong

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Anti-government protesters occupy Tamar Park in Admiralty, in front of the Legislative Council complex and office of the chief executive, on September 2. Photo: Felix Wong
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A student protests at a graduation ceremony in Lingnan University in Tuen Mun last year, with Carrie Lam in attendance. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam a no-show at eight major universities’ graduation ceremonies, as protests and unrest continue

  • The Chief Executive’s Office confirmed that she was ‘not planning’ to attend any graduation events this year
  • Student groups have planned demonstrations for the upcoming annual ceremonies, and encouraged graduates to wear masks in protest
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A student protests at a graduation ceremony in Lingnan University in Tuen Mun last year, with Carrie Lam in attendance. Photo: Handout
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