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  1. DAB scores landslide win in elections

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong voters back pro-Beijing parties in a reversal of political fortunes that has taken pan-democrats by surprise The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) scored a landslide victory in Sunday's polls, a reversal of fortunes that also saw the pan-democrats suffer their worst defeat in a district council election. The Beijing-friendly DAB ...

  2. Record candidates for district polls; repeat of landslide unlikely

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in this year's race. 'It is likely that the landslide will be the other way round from 2003. It will all depend on whether the middle-class voters- the group the democrats relied on- come out again ...

  3. Pro-Beijing parties set to dominate council seats

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The pro-government DAB and Federation of Trade Unions had a landslide win in the district council polls this month, taking 147 seats while the pan-democrats won 83. Tam Yiu-chung of the DAB said ...

  4. Councils 'will not be rubber stamps'

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Unpopular government policies are unlikely to win support from district councils any more easily in the coming four years, despite the pro-government camp's landslide victory in the elections this month. Government allies said their majority in the councils might speed up decision-making, but they vowed to be loyal to voters in opposing unpopular ...

  5. Democrats retake the middle ground

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... saw the pro-democracy camp win a landslide victory, also found public support for the Democrats had returned to 1997 levels, before the party was split by infighting and a loss of direction. ...

  6. Political passions flare

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to pull candidates back from landslide defeats turned into chaos when party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit arrived to help rally supporters. His speeches were continually interrupted by heckling from ...

  7. Victory from defeat?

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Kitty Poon, Poon Kit

    ... and strategy. The participation of Alan Leong Kah-kit in the chief executive election exemplified the pan-democratic camp's renewed strength and unity. If Mrs Chan were to win a landslide victory, ... Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong in the run-up to the by-election will play a big part in whether Mrs Chan wins a landslide. Two sets of tactics appear possible. First, Mrs Ip ...

  8. Democrat majority 'would not hobble' the administration

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... communication. After the landslide defeat of pro-government parties in last November's district council elections, and with anti-government sentiment running high after Beijing's ruling out ...

  9. Reformists may boycott Democrats' peace meeting

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the party.' Mr Fan said whether the dinner would take place was in serious question, without indicating who would snub the January 3 event. Following a landslide victory for the mainstream faction ...

  10. Parties will ensure soccer fever won't mar Tamar vote

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... by the Finance Committee on June 23 after it won a landslide victory of 16 to 2 votes in the public works subcommittee two weeks ago. Of the 50 legislators contacted by the South China Morning Post, 39 ...




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