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Hong Kong lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai unseated after failing patriotism test

Hong Kong lawmaker Cheng Chung-tai has been unseated from the legislature with immediate effect, after a new vetting body established as part of a Beijing-ordered electoral overhaul ruled he was not patriotic enough for public office. The decision leaves just one member of the Legislative Council (LegCo) who is not aligned with the pro-government camp. […]