Hong Kong lawmakers in race against time to push through bills after Typhoon Kompasu shuts Legislative Council

Hong Kong lawmakers should hold extra meetings next week to clear the backlog of government bills before the legislative term ended this month, a pro-establishment heavyweight said on Thursday.Starry Lee Wai-king, chairwoman of the house committee, called for the overtime sessions after Typhoon Kompasu roared past the city on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the Legislative Council alongside schools and businesses.A total of six government bills are still awaiting legislative approval with…


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