Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole delegate to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, is one of several members of Hong Kong’s NPC delegation not running for re-election. Photo: Dickson Lee
Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole delegate to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, is one of several members of Hong Kong’s NPC delegation not running for re-election. Photo: Dickson Lee
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Hong Kong lawmakers seek ‘super patriot’ status as interest in election of NPC deputies grows

  • Legislative Council by-elections used to be a big deal, but now the election of deputies to the National People’s Congress garners much more interest
  • The political credentials of being trusted by Beijing to take part in national policy and affairs make it attractive to local political and business elite

Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole delegate to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, is one of several members of Hong Kong’s NPC delegation not running for re-election. Photo: Dickson Lee
Tam Yiu-chung, Hong Kong’s sole delegate to the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, is one of several members of Hong Kong’s NPC delegation not running for re-election. Photo: Dickson Lee
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