Hong Kong lawmakers across political divide warn of possible abuse of proposed bill aimed at ensuring allegiance of public office holders

Apr 1, 2021 | INVESTING

Some pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong have joined political rivals in a rare show of unity to warn of possible abuse of a proposed bill aimed at ensuring the allegiance of public office holders, citing what they said was vague language used.The concerns were raised as legislators met on Thursday to examine the draft legislation, formally called the Public Offices (Candidacy and Taking Up Offices) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2021, which mainly seeks to extend current requirements of a…

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