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Hong Kong lawmakers pass bill requiring public officers to pledge allegiance to gov’t

Hong Kong lawmakers have approved an oath-taking bill that will require public officers, including district councillors, to pledge allegiance to the government and vow to uphold the Basic Law. The bill was passed in the largely opposition-free Legislative Council (LegCo) on Wednesday by 40 votes for and one vote against. Under the amended legislation, members […]