The Chinese flag and the Hong Kong flag fly outside  City Hall in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
The Chinese flag and the Hong Kong flag fly outside City Hall in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung

Hong Kong’s new Election Committee gets packed with even more Beijing allies, removing risks of uncertain outcome in chief executive race

  • Look at new rules reveals more than two-thirds of representatives either appointed by authorities or pro-establishment bodies
  • Changes leave around 500 seats to be chosen through election, with corporations not individuals voting

The Chinese flag and the Hong Kong flag fly outside  City Hall in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
The Chinese flag and the Hong Kong flag fly outside City Hall in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: Sun Yeung
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