Beijing supports ‘improvement’ of Hong Kong’s Basic Law; usual mention of ‘high degree of autonomy’ absent

A top Beijing official has said China will support Hong Kong in “improving” mechanisms related to its mini-constitution, while excluding the usual mention of the city’s high degree of autonomy at the opening of the third session of the 13th Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). In delivering the party’s annual work […]