mandag 5. september 2016

Hong Kong elections: anti-Beijing activists gain foothold in power

A new generation of pro-independence candidates were forecast to win seats in Hong Kong’s legislative elections after a record turnout of 2.2 million voters. With 90% of the vote counted by 10.30am local time on Monday, young activists calling for greater distance from Beijing’s influence were poised to take their place in the former British colony’s Legislative Council (LegCo). Read more