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‘Rural faction’ beat pro-Beijing allies to take over Yuen Long District Council chairmanship

A district councillor from the “rural faction” of the pro-Beijing camp ousted a member of the camp’s biggest party to become chairman of Yuen Long District Council. Lawyer Wilson Shum Ho-kit defeated Leung Che-cheung, a lawmaker with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), who was chairman of the council for the previous two terms. Shum, who represents the Shap […]