A pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: BloombergA pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: Bloomberg
A pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: Bloomberg
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

The Hong Kong story doesn’t have to end in tragedy

  • If the protests drag on, pro-government parties may well lose big in the upcoming local elections. In that case, it wouldn’t be impossible for an anti-China democrat to be elected chief executive, sparking a constitutional crisis. Is there a way out before that happens?

A pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: BloombergA pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: Bloomberg
A pedestrian steps through a barrier at the Legislative Council in Admiralty. If the government continues to perform dismally, pro-government parties might lose seats in the Legco election next September. Photo: Bloomberg
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