Battling internal strife and delays caused by Covid-19, Hong Kong’s legislature sees committees shelve four bills, citing lack of time to properly evaluate them this session. Photo: Nora Tam

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Why did Hong Kong’s legislature shelve four bills this session and what are the likely repercussions?

  • Committees eyeing legislation meant to tackle everything from poor taxi services to waste disposal each cited lack of time in sidelining the draft laws
  • One bill, which has languished for more than 15 years, sought to halve the daily amount of garbage Hongkongers sent to the city’s landfills
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Battling internal strife and delays caused by Covid-19, Hong Kong’s legislature sees committees shelve four bills, citing lack of time to properly evaluate them this session. Photo: Nora Tam
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