Legislative Council elections 2016i

Elections for Hong Kong's Legislative Council were held on September 4, 2016, with all 70 seats up for grabs. 

  • City’s anti-graft watchdog said it was acting on complaints in bringing charges against Tai, psychologist Ip Kim-ching and Sek Sau-ching
  • The trio allegedly placed six adverts in local newspapers encouraging voters to participate in strategic voting, a plan Tai dubbed Thundergo

Taxi drivers’ association executive Lui Ah-fook, along with his son and sister, conspired to buy votes in the IT sector for Legco hopeful Eric Yeung, who ultimately lost.


Families stuck at home in the pandemic are playing more board games. New ones with historical, cultural and environmental messages are rising in popularity.

Electoral office chief Wong See-man says register has been missing since 2016 and attempts to find it have failed, and admits officers hid the fact it could not be located more than two years ago.

A lessening interest in politics following Occupy protests, along with a rapidly ageing population, are reasons behind the decrease, political scientists say.

Court ruling clarifies candidates must uphold the Basic Law, which states city is an inalienable part of China, however cases should be processed swiftly  

Pro-independence activist to hear on Tuesday the outcome of a court petition he lodged arguing returning officers exceeded their powers disqualifying him from 2016 Legco poll