A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

exclusive | Beijing mulling drastic overhaul of Election Committee deciding Hong Kong’s chief executive and Legislative Council to curb opposition’s influence: sources

  • China’s top legislative body could begin process to scrap 117 committee seats decided by district councillors as it meets this week
  • Beijing may also axe five legislative ‘super seats’ dominated by opposition camp to erode its influence in city’s political affairs, insiders say

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Chinese soldier stands outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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