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Billionaires and a Hong Kong bank chief handed seats on powerful new election body

Hong Kong has added the CEO of HSBC Asia Pacific, billionaire business people and the president of the city’s pro-Beijing teachers’ union as ex-officio members of its 1,500-strong election committee. The group is tasked with nominating, appointing, and electing the majority of the city’s legislators and its next chief executive under Beijing’s new electoral reforms […]