A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong
A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong
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Banning of candidates and poll delay are paradigm shifts in Hong Kong’s political order

  • However valid the authorities may think the grounds behind the bans and the delay are, the negative perception and impact on the city’s development must be properly addressed

A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong
A man watches the live broadcast of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor announcing the one-year postponement of the Legislative Council elections. Photo: Felix Wong
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