A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua

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Hong Kong patriots: here’s what we know, and don’t know on how far Beijing will go in reforming city’s politics

  • The central government is still in ‘listening mode’, according to sources, and it is weighing options such as a complete revamp of city’s electoral systems
  • While no timetable is in place, three elections loom in the next 12 months, and only those deemed ‘patriots’ will be taking part

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
A planned overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system is expected to come via the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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