Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So
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Hong Kong’s Legco rule changes must not go too far

  • Any changes must serve to improve governance and it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law

Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So
Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po, delivering his budget address at the Legislative Council in February. Keeping the house in order is vital, but it is important that lawmakers can continue exercising checks and balances effectively under the Basic Law. Photo: Edmond So
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