Top members of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), the city’s largest pro-establishment party, hold a press conference at their headquarters in North Point on November 25. Only 21 out of 181 DAB candidates emerged victorious at the previous day’s district council elections. Photo: Robert Ng

After Hong Kong election losses, Carrie Lam has every reason to change course

  • Hongkongers have registered their discontent through the ballot, giving the government a legitimate reason to change course without being seen as conceding to protester demands. If Carrie Lam fails to do so, she condemns the city to chaos and mayhem
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Top members of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), the city’s largest pro-establishment party, hold a press conference at their headquarters in North Point on November 25. Only 21 out of 181 DAB candidates emerged victorious at the previous day’s district council elections. Photo: Robert Ng
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Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Chance for protesters to be politicians after poll wins

  • With the awesome financial resources available to them, pan-democrats on district councils are now in a position to launch a constructive rebellion and put an end to the destruction

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