Hong Kong election reform: city is not beholden to the ways of broken Western democracies

Apr 3, 2021 | INVESTING

On March 30, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee made wide-ranging changes to Annex 1 and Annex 2 to the Basic Law, which govern the methods for selecting the chief executive of Hong Kong and forming the legislature. The ostensible purposes are to ensure patriots rule Hong Kong and to perfect Hong Kong’s electoral system.The decisions triggered a chorus of condemnations from a bloc of democratic countries. The United States, United Kingdom, the European Union and Japan denounced…

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