Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after voting in the district council election on November 24. Photo: Reuters

Who must Hong Kong thank as the flower of democracy blooms in the city? It’s Carrie Lam

  • The pan-democrats could have not scored a landslide victory if the chief executive had not set anti-extradition protests in motion. But the newly elected district councillors must serve the people or be cast out. This is the beauty of democracy
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after voting in the district council election on November 24. Photo: Reuters
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Protesters hold a lunchtime rally in Central, Hong Kong’s financial heart, on November 12. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

If Hong Kong protesters want democracy, they need to practise what they preach

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters hold a lunchtime rally in Central, Hong Kong’s financial heart, on November 12. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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