Remaining Hong Kong lawmakers approve funding for new Greater Bay Area office, shoot down proposal to pay for poverty researcher

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Pro-establishment lawmakers have given the green light for funding a new government office focusing on Beijing’s Greater Bay Area scheme, while shooting down a separate proposal that would have paid the salary of an official economist tasked with researching social problems such as poverty.The Legislative Council on Friday held its second meeting since the mass resignation last week of the entire opposition camp following a resolution from Beijing requiring the disqualification – without the…
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