EDITORIAL: Return to normalcy in Hong Kong best the world can hope for
Before the vote at the weekend, local elections in Hong Kong were said to be decidedly nonpolitical affairs. They tended to be nonevents and dominated by truly local issues, such as levels of noise pollution.
While under the “one country, two systems” arrangement the region is semi-autonomous, political power has firmly stayed in Beijing since China regained control of the territory from the UK in 1997...
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