Hong Kong has no time for by-elections to fill more than 200 district council seats vacated by opposition: Carrie Lam

Hong Kong will hold no by-elections to fill the more than 200 seats recently vacated in its district councils, the city’s leader has confirmed, even as she conceded the municipal-level bodies were no longer “fully functional” after the mass resignation of opposition councillors.Instead, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said government-appointed committees packed with pro-establishment figures could take a more active role to fill in the gaps.Speaking ahead of her weekly meeting with…


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