(From left) Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen attend a press conference to promote the government's controversial second round of public consultation on the method for selecting the Chief Executive of Hong Kong by universal suffrage on January 7, 2015. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong government hopes public support can save reform

Ministers think pan-democrats could be swayed by strong public backing for an imperfect reform plan - but the prospect seems remote

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(From left) Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Raymond Tam Chi-yuen attend a press conference to promote the government's controversial second round of public consultation on the method for selecting the Chief Executive of Hong Kong by universal suffrage on January 7, 2015. Photo: David Wong
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