Some observers said there would be a greater emphasis placed on patriotic education following the protests. Photo: AP

How Beijing plans to use powers contained in Basic Law to tighten control over Hong Kong

  • Statements issued after Communist Party gathering stress importance of ‘one country, two systems’ but suggest closer focus on security and national sovereignty
  • Appointments of senior officials likely to be subject to more intense scrutiny from the central government in future
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Some observers said there would be a greater emphasis placed on patriotic education following the protests. Photo: AP
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