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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616572/dab-scores-landslide-win-elections
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985268/pro-beijing-parties-set-dominate-council-seats
  3. A life in the limelight

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Progressive Alliance in 2005 to become Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong 2003 Named chairman of DAB after Tsang Yoksing steps down in light of landslide defeat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603560/life-limelight
  4. Pan-democrats to field 250 in 2011 district council polls

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leading to its landslide victory in 2007. I don't feel optimistic about our next election, because our resources are not comparable with those held by our opponents,' party vice-chairman ... councils in 2007. The Beijing loyalist camp enjoyed a landslide victory, with the DAB winning 115 seats. DAB legislator Ip Kwok-him, of the district council sector, said the number of contenders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713268/pan-democrats-field-250-2011-district-council-polls
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/986193/councils-will-not-be-rubber-stamps
  6. Parties expected to map polls strategy

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... division of social studies, said he was not optimistic the pro-democracy camp would increase its votes substantially in next year's polls. 'The landslide victory of pro-democracy parties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438971/parties-expected-map-polls-strategy
  7. No democratic merit in appointing councillors

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be argued that this is in line with the public's wishes, given that the DAB scored a landslide victory in elections last month for the other 405 district councillors. But this will cement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/619650/no-democratic-merit-appointing-councillors
  8. Reality check for the democratic camp

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Nai-keung By now, the district council elections are the most analysed political event of the year. Few would have predicted the landslide victory of the pro-Beijing loyalists; it certainly came as a pleasant surprise to the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, the acknowledged winner of the polls. If you listened to Democratic Party chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617378/reality-check-democratic-camp
  9. Will DAB win speed up democracy momentum?

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong has good reasons to savour the sweet victory it won in Sunday's district council elections. In 2003, it suffered a calamitous defeat; four years later, it has won a landslide victory at the expense of all its political foes. Local elections provide an opportunity for voters to send a message to an unpopular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616397/will-dab-win-speed-democracy-momentum
  10. DAB wins polls hands down

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Beijing loyalists talk up Legco ballot hopes after democrats' worst defeat The 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 Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong won 115 of the 405 elected seats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/616434/dab-wins-polls-hands-down

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