Two pro-Beijing heavyweights have predicted that a new committee to vet the patriotism of political candidates will have new investigative powers. Photo: Bloomberg
Two pro-Beijing heavyweights have predicted that a new committee to vet the patriotism of political candidates will have new investigative powers. Photo: Bloomberg

Vetting committee will monitor Hong Kong office holders throughout their tenure in public life, pro-Beijing heavyweight says

  • Elsie Leung Oi-sie, a former vice-chairwoman of the Basic Law Committee, brushes aside criticisms that proposed electoral changes are regressive and violate the city’s mini-constitution
  • City only has itself to blame for its political shortcomings, and Beijing has no choice but to step in, she says

Two pro-Beijing heavyweights have predicted that a new committee to vet the patriotism of political candidates will have new investigative powers. Photo: Bloomberg
Two pro-Beijing heavyweights have predicted that a new committee to vet the patriotism of political candidates will have new investigative powers. Photo: Bloomberg
READ FULL ARTICLE