New pro-Beijing political party signals China’s future plans for Hong Kong

Charles Wong Chau-chi said that the party's purpose was to support people to stand for the position of chief executive.PHOTO: BLOOMBER

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – As China moves to neutralise Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition, it is also giving the green light to a new political party that provides a window into how Beijing may change the territory in the years ahead. The Bauhinia Party, named after the flower on Hong Kong’s flag, was founded last May… Continue reading New pro-Beijing political party signals China’s future plans for Hong Kong

New pro-Beijing Bauhinia Party in Hong Kong hopes to attract 250,000 members about 3.3% of the city population

The new grouping established by three mainland-born prominent businessmen, Li Shan, Clement Chen Jiawen, and Wang Chau-chi. The association has close ties with Beijing’s office in Hong Kong. The Bauhinia Party came about from a sense of disappointment at the “weak” government of the city. According to the platform of this new Bauhinia Part, it… Continue reading New pro-Beijing Bauhinia Party in Hong Kong hopes to attract 250,000 members about 3.3% of the city population