Political reform: Are Beijing-friendly parties putting forward central government’s ‘bottom line’?

Gary Cheung | 1 May 2014 | SCMP

Should the political reform proposals put forward by leading Beijing-friendly parties be taken seriously as representing the views of the central government?

The question arises after the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and the Federation of Trade Unions produced tough-sounding proposals that diverged widely from those of the pan-democrats.

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