Can Hong Kong’s electoral overhaul spur meaningful change at the street level?

Apr 19, 2021 | INVESTING

The speed at which Hong Kong plans to have sweeping electoral reforms approved and implemented is impressive. A bill was introduced to the Legislative Council last week and officials hope to have the changes in place by May, in time for elections in September, December and next March. That Beijing has orchestrated the overhaul to ensure the city is governed by patriots is the reason for the haste, but the dedication of local officials to carrying out the order raises serious questions. If such…

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