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Hong Kong’s Democratic Party poised to skip election for first time in decades after window closes on nominations

Hong Kong’s biggest opposition party appears set to skip the coming Legislative Council election, with none of its members stepping forward to run as an internal deadline for applications came and went.The party had set a two-week application period for the December general election, but the window closed at 6pm on Monday with no nominations received, according to a brief statement, which stopped short of mentioning what the next move would be.If the party ultimately does not field candidates,…


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