Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong electoral changes: China’s top legislative body approves overhaul locking in dominance of pro-establishment camp, with a few surprises thrown into mix

  • While many of the new elements were already known, creation of chief convenor to head body overseeing elections catches many off guard
  • City’s leader welcomes revamp as necessary to put Hong Kong back on right track and insists opposition camp can still play role in governing

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam (middle) with Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai (left) and Permanent Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Roy Tang Yun-kwong at government headquarters on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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