Beijing condemns mass resignation of Hong Kong democrats as a ‘blatant challenge’ to central gov’t

Beijing has condemned the mass resignation of democrats from the legislature after four pro-democracy lawmakers were ousted by the government. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) said the move is a blatant challenge to the central government’s power and the authority of the Basic Law. “The farce […]