The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress holds full sessions. Photo: AFP
The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress holds full sessions. Photo: AFP

Fresh ideas promised as new faces make up most of the hopefuls aiming for spots in Hong Kong delegation to China’s legislature

  • Observers call on new representatives to the National People’s Congress to be more outspoken in local politics to safeguard Beijing’s interests
  • 21 out of the 36 current Hong Kong deputies will not be seeking re-election in Thursday’s vote

The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress holds full sessions. Photo: AFP
The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress holds full sessions. Photo: AFP
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