Hong Kong legislature pres. replaces democrat with pro-Beijing lawmaker as committee head after filibustering row

The president of the Legislative Council (LegCo) has appointed pro-Beijing lawmaker Chan Kin-por as presiding member of the House Committee, replacing embattled democrat Dennis Kwok. Andrew Leung announced on Friday that he would invoke the Rules of Procedure section 92 to deal with the impasse at the committee, which has been paralysed for months over […]