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China Sets Tight Rules for Hong Kong Election

China's top legislative body says it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark selection in Hong Kong in 2017. The National People's Congress Standing Committee decided on Sunday that candidates to become Hong Kong's next Chief Executive must receive a majority vote from a "broadly representative" nominating committee in order to run in the 2017 election. The ruling makes it unlikely that any opposition candidates will get on the...

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