The Chinese national flag (right) and Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg
The Chinese national flag (right) and Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong electoral changes: ‘small group of people’ to make up powerful vetting committee

  • Chairman of the body will act as tiebreaker in the event of a stalemate over possible hopefuls for the chief executive race, the legislature and the Election Committee that picks the city’s leader
  • China’s top legislative body, which is expected to release details of the revamp to Hong Kong’s political system on Tuesday, also appears to favour tougher nomination threshold for Legco

The Chinese national flag (right) and Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg
The Chinese national flag (right) and Hong Kong’s. Photo: Bloomberg
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