Pro-Beijing lawmaker offers soulful suggestion to beat quorum problem

A pro-Beijing lawmaker has urged the president of the Legislative Council to “count the souls” of pan-democratic lawmakers who intentionally leave the chamber to terminate the meeting, to meet the quorum required. Pan-democrats have been trying to delay Hong Kong’s controversial new copyright bill. A meeting must be abandoned if fewer than 35 lawmakers are present. So most pan-democrats leave […]