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In Talks, Hong Kong Officials Insist No Electoral Reforms Coming

Hong Kong authorities are meeting with student protest leaders, but insist they will not make further electoral reforms before the territory's 2017 elections. In her opening statement, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam asked the student leaders to disperse the three-week-old protests, calling them divisive and an impediment to constitutional dialogue. Lam, Hong Kong's No. 2 official, said the territory is not an independent country and cannot decide its own electoral structure. But...

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