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Overhaul of Hong Kong elections not aimed at shutting out opposition voices, former city leader says

Former Hong Kong leader Tung Chee-hwa has defended Beijing’s massive shake-up of the city’s electoral system, saying the overhaul is not aimed at shutting out all opposition voices as constructive criticism will continue to be welcomed to improve governing.During a Friday web seminar organised by his think tank, Our Hong Kong Foundation, Tung also argued that while the changes would eliminate anti-China forces from elections, the city would remain politically diverse.“We cannot make tiny…

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