TITLE

Loophole politics in Hong Kong

AUTHOR(S)
MacFarquhar, Emily
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/30/92, Vol. 113 Issue 21, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Outlines the plans of Hong Kong Gov. Chris Patten, who is keeping his defiance within the letter of Beijing's law. Patten plans to widen the electorate for another 20 seats now assigned to professional groups: nine would be voted on by the entire workforce of the colony, while the other ten would be chosen by directly elected local councilors. Importance of his seizing the initiative; His vote of confidence; China blasting Patten and running scared; High risks.
ACCESSION #
9211301882

 

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