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Handed more political firepower, can Beijing-friendly lawmakers crack Hong Kong’s housing crisis?

When Chinese Vice-Premier Han Zheng met a group of Hong Kong representatives last weekend during the nation’s annual parliamentary meetings to brief them on the planned shake-up of the elections system, he also mentioned that the city’s housing problem had yet to be solved.The message was not lost on pro-Beijing loyalists listening to him in the capital, or back in the city.Han was serving them notice that once an “obstructionist” opposition was out of the way and the electoral changes gave the…

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