Political turmoil looms over Hong Kong for next few years as Beijing grabs the reins: Analysts

Beijing's recent tightening of its grip on Hong Kong follows the pan-democrats' landslide victory in local district council elections in November. PHOTO: REUTERS
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HONG KONG - The winds of change loom over Hong Kong as Beijing accelerates tightening its grip on the city, particularly with a controversial national security law expected this year that analysts say will herald more political turbulence for the territory.

Some of them believe more legislation is likely as Beijing, under the command of Chinese President Xi Jinping, continues with its hard-line approach on Hong Kong.

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