The ‘two sessions’ agenda for Hong Kong may include electoral reforms that will reduce the political sway of the city’s tycoons. Illustration: Henry Wong
The ‘two sessions’ agenda for Hong Kong may include electoral reforms that will reduce the political sway of the city’s tycoons. Illustration: Henry Wong

Hong Kong’s ‘kingmakers’: will city’s tycoons have their political wings clipped as Beijing pushes city on electoral reforms?

  • Hong Kong’s billionaires have held much clout in the Election Committee that selects the city’s leader
  • While it is unknown how the committee may be reformed, source says talks under way to reduce votes allocated to tycoons and their families

Topic |   Two Sessions 2021 (Lianghui)
The ‘two sessions’ agenda for Hong Kong may include electoral reforms that will reduce the political sway of the city’s tycoons. Illustration: Henry Wong
The ‘two sessions’ agenda for Hong Kong may include electoral reforms that will reduce the political sway of the city’s tycoons. Illustration: Henry Wong
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