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Beijing approves resolution to overhaul Hong Kong’s elections – candidates to be vetted

China’s top legislature approved a resolution on Thursday to overhaul Hong Kong’s electoral system, as part of a bid to ensure only “patriots” hold power in the city. Critics say the move will further suppress opposition in Hong Kong by hindering pro-democracy figures from standing in local elections. A total of 2,895 National People’s Congress […]