Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE
Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Hong Kong lawmakers’ mass exit an act of egoism heedless of city’s well-being

  • After years of filibustering tactics that only held back progress, Legco’s democratic camp have now chosen to simply walk out
  • Instead of the hard work of negotiating with Beijing, legislators persist with their tantrums that have so far proven useless against the central government

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE
Legislative Council president Andrew Leung (centre) presides over a legislative session on November 12, after 15 pro-democratic lawmakers resigned in protest against the disqualification of four of their colleagues. Photo: EPA-EFE
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