China Requires ‘Patriotism’ for Hong Kong Lawmakers, SCMP Says

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Nick Or, an assistant professor of public policy at the CityU, warned that the Hong Kong government risked losing its legitimacy by limiting legislative debate.

“The Hong Kong government may be able to get a rubber stamp, but it is not necessarily a good thing if their proposals are unchallenged,” Or said. “It does not do any good for building up good governance in Hong Kong.”

Period11 Nov 2020

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TitleChina Requires ‘Patriotism’ for Hong Kong Lawmakers, SCMP Says
DescriptionNick Or, an assistant professor of public policy at the CityU, warned that the Hong Kong government risked losing its legitimacy by limiting legislative debate.

“The Hong Kong government may be able to get a rubber stamp, but it is not necessarily a good thing if their proposals are unchallenged,” Or said. “It does not do any good for building up good governance in Hong Kong.”
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Media name/outletBloomberg
PlaceHong Kong
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media typeWeb
Producer/AuthorKaren Leigh, Kari Soo Lindberg, and Alfred Liu
Date11/11/20
Linkhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-11-10/china-moves-to-tame-hong-kong-opposition-with-patriotism-test