Hong Kong opposition district councillors say farewell to constituents after mass resignation



Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: More than 200 of Hong Kong’s district councillors, all from the opposition camp, have resigned ahead of a new oath-taking requirement that was put in place under the national security law imposed on the city by Beijing . A total of 264, or 58 per cent, of the district council seats have been left vacant because of resignations or disqualifications. The mass departure was triggered by concerns that councillors who could be disqualified under the new law would be forced to return salaries and operating allowances they had received since taking office – creating a debt of about HK$2 million (US$257,000) each. (Photo: SCMP / Felix Wong) Related story: No time for Hong Kong by-elections to fill vacated district council seats: Carrie Lam Support us: Follow us on: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Linkedin: #scmp #HongKong #HongKongdistrictcouncilelections

Releated

[Recommended by Agent Jackie]Beverly Hills Villa, No. 23, Sanmenzai Road, Rhine Road (detached house) | Hong Kong 香港

KOL Property Inspection – Jackie Tsim (S-665198) Recommended for Bamboos: 🏠Beverly Hills Villa, No. 23, Sanmenzai Road, Rhine Road (Property ID: M300373374) Property address: Tingjiao Road luxury house, Sanmenzai Road, practical Area: 2,115 sq. ft. Interval: 5 bedrooms and 2 living rooms Facilities/Features: With garden, with terrace, with roof, sea view, independent garage, pet world […]