Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong

Next decade in Hong Kong holds little hope of political change, as Basic Law amendments sideline local government, pro-Beijing heavyweights say

  • Revamp of annexes I and II of the city’s mini-constitution eliminates ‘five-step process’, leaves central government as sole initiator of changes to local election system
  • Multiple observers tell Post changes likely locked in place for the next decade and beyond; ‘this is once and for all’, city’s sole delegate to NPC Standing Committee says

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
Residents carry the national flag outside Hong Kong’s government complex on Tuesday to show their support of a radical revamp of the city’s electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
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