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Hong Kong to set up polling booths at border checkpoints; Lam evades question over legality of protest votes

The Hong Kong government will set up polling stations at closed border checkpoints so that Hongkongers living in mainland China can vote in next month’s “patriots-only” legislative election, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the move was not aimed at boosting turnout. Lam confirmed the plan on Tuesday at a weekly press briefing, calling it […]