Hong Kong elections overhaul: pro-establishment lawmakers urge government to require candidates to publicly disclose foreign citizenship

Apr 19, 2021 | INVESTING

Would-be candidates in Hong Kong’s future elections would be required to reveal whether they hold foreign citizenship or residency to a powerful new vetting committee, authorities have said, though some pro-Beijing lawmakers argue the rules for such disclosures should go even further.The issue of candidates’ nationalities was a sticking point during a four-hour meeting at the Legislative Council on Monday, where lawmakers continued their scrutiny of the government’s umbrella bill aimed at…

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