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Race to be HK's next leader down to 3 contenders

Analysts expect a close race with a predictable outcome - victory for the Beijing-endorsed candidate Carrie Lam

The three contenders for Hong Kong's next leader are (from left) former chief secretary Carrie Lam, retired judge Woo Kwok-hing and Financial Secretary John Tsang.

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THREE candidates were left standing on Wednesday as nominations for the position to become Hong Kong's next leader closed, marking the beginning of what analysts say will be a closely-fought, but ultimately predictable, election.

The contenders this time around - former...

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