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Explainer: Why Hong Kong asked Beijing to solve a legislative conundrum

On Wednesday, Beijing passed a decision to let incumbent Hong Kong lawmakers remain in office for at least one year, as a solution to the lacuna resulting from the 2020 Legislative Council (LegCo) election postponement. China’s top legislative body – the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) – voted in favour of the decision after […]