Flags flutter atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress meets. Photo: Xinhua
Flags flutter atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress meets. Photo: Xinhua

Changing of the guard as 21 new members elected to Hong Kong delegation to China’s legislature with top neuroscientist Nancy Ip securing most votes

  • Incumbent Nancy Ip tops poll, while DAB chairwoman Starry Lee secures spot and appears poised for prominent role as city’s sole delegate to the NPC Standing Committee
  • Election result shows political elites prefer candidates whose professional backgrounds align with areas deemed crucial for city’s development, analysts say

Flags flutter atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress meets. Photo: Xinhua
Flags flutter atop the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, where the National People’s Congress meets. Photo: Xinhua
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