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China claims credit for developing Hong Kong’s democracy as poll yields 1 non-establishment lawmaker and record low turnout

China claimed credit on Monday for developing democracy in Hong Kong’s in a white paper issued hours after the city’s first Legislative Council election under a Beijing-decreed system produced a record low turnout and just one non-establishment member. The “improved” electoral system provided “advantageous conditions” for the ultimate goal of implementing universal suffrage, according to […]