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Hong Kong elections: why did Beijing order the city’s tycoons and ultra loyalists to take to the streets?

  • Observers say directive was to boost engagement in Sunday’s Election Committee polls, and to better connect the powerful with the public
  • Tycoons on revamped body know expectations of them have changed, with their political clout significantly curtailed

Topic |   Hong Kong elections
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