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Hong Kong: Anson Chan Competes For Legco Seat?

Whether Anson Chan would compete with Regina Ip (both are former high rank government officials) for the Legco seat has been a hot issue in Hong Kong recently. Today sources from democratic party confirmed that Anson had agreed to join the race. Enka phile noticed that the significance of this election had been over exaggerated: Hongkongers, wake up please! We're talking about a single legislative pew here in town – Anson Chan is no Hillary Clinton; and Regina Ip is no Condi Rice either. I don't grasp the rationale of having a primary for a mere by-election.

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