Taiwan lawmakers hope Hong Kongers can choose government leader

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/03/26
By: Wen Kui-hsiang and S.C. Chang

Taipei, March 26 (CNA) Politicians across party lines in Taiwan said Sunday they hope

Lin Wei-chou (林為洲)

the people of Hong Kong will have a right to choose their top government leader, as people here do.

Commenting on the selection of Carrie Lam as the Chinese special administrative area’s chief executive by an election committee, Lin Wei-chou (林為洲), a legislative caucus whip of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), said Lam has been chosen by an indirect vote, rather than by a popular vote.

“We expect Hong Kong will have a universal suffrage in the future, which will lessen controversies,” said Lin, noting that Lam’s election has the problem of “a lack of public representation.”   [FULL  STORY]

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