Posted inHong Kong

Foreign banks to cast votes in Hong Kong’s ‘patriots only’ election, as citizens’ voting power shrinks

Around 40 per cent of the banks registered to vote in Hong Kong’s legislative elections on Sunday are foreign-owned, including some partly owned by their respective governments, despite Beijing’s warning against interference by foreign forces in the “patriots-only” poll. Forty-six of the 114 electors in the finance functional constituency are banks from Europe, North America […]