The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: APThe central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

Beijing’s liaison office says it has right to handle Hong Kong affairs, as provided by constitution and Basic Law

  • Central government arm defends attack on ‘filibustering’ lawmakers, arguing its work falls outside the scope of Article 22
  • But democrats say the criticisms amount to interference in local matters and ‘one country, two systems’ is being ‘torn apart’

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: APThe central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
The central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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