Law Committee chairman Qiao Xiaoyang (left) is greeted by Hong Kong lawmaker Tam Yiu-chung at a seminar in Shenzhen on Sunday. The topic was universal suffrage. Photo: SCMP
Law Committee chairman Qiao Xiaoyang (left) is greeted by Hong Kong lawmaker Tam Yiu-chung at a seminar in Shenzhen on Sunday. The topic was universal suffrage. Photo: SCMP

Qiao Xiaoyang says Beijing forced into universal suffrage debate

Top NPC official said events in Hong Kong forced Beijing to enter reform debate and suggest that pan-democrats will be kept out of race for top job

Law Committee chairman Qiao Xiaoyang (left) is greeted by Hong Kong lawmaker Tam Yiu-chung at a seminar in Shenzhen on Sunday. The topic was universal suffrage. Photo: SCMP
Law Committee chairman Qiao Xiaoyang (left) is greeted by Hong Kong lawmaker Tam Yiu-chung at a seminar in Shenzhen on Sunday. The topic was universal suffrage. Photo: SCMP
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