06-09-16: Hong Kong election shows divide on Beijing-issue

By Anya Palm

A record turn-out in yesterday´s election in Hong Kong shows the electorate has a vested interested in the future of Hong Kong – particular in relation to China.

Out of the 70 contested seats, the opposition is hoping to gain control of at least one-third. The full result of yesterday´s vote will be final later Monday.

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