Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong lawmakers urged to pass national anthem law as soon as possible

  • Controversial bill will receive its second reading in the legislature on May 27 and could be approved as early as June
  • But opposition camp warns city’s leader that public concerns over the law should be addressed, pointing to upheaval caused by extradition bill

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP
Hong Kong Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says the government has a “constitutional responsibility” to enact the national anthem law as soon as possible. Photo: AFP
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