Chief Secretary Carrie Lam advises pan-democratic lawmakers yesterday against snubbing the government's consultation. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong begins second consultation on electoral reform

Compromise that lets voters reject candidates who in all probability will be pro-Beijing draws positive response from an ex-mainland official

Topic |   Universal suffrage in Hong Kong

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Chief Secretary Carrie Lam advises pan-democratic lawmakers yesterday against snubbing the government's consultation. Photo: David Wong
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng covers Hong Kong’s politics and housing issues. She joined the Post in 2008 to focus on urban planning, housing and heritage news, and has won awards for reporting on developers’ tricks in flat sales.

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.