A meeting of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee is expected to unveil more details of the changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system. Photo: AFP
A meeting of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee is expected to unveil more details of the changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system. Photo: AFP

China’s top legislative body to begin finalising Hong Kong electoral overhaul, with observers expecting it to ‘go as far as it can’

  • China watchers, Beijing-friendly politicians and opposition figures all predict National People’s Congress Standing Committee will take a stringent approach
  • Though many details have yet to be unveiled, one analyst said he expected a watertight proposal: “They want to solve ‘the Hong Kong problems’ once and for all”

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
A meeting of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee is expected to unveil more details of the changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system. Photo: AFP
A meeting of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee is expected to unveil more details of the changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system. Photo: AFP
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