Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters
Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Hong Kong pro-democracy bloc’s mandate is clear – focus on community work but keep the protest flag flying

  • The district council election results show that candidates’ political stance matters and voters have no patience with centrists at the moment
  • Pan-democrats must work hard on local livelihood issues but continue to support the protesters and challenge the government in the Legislative Council

Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters
Pro-democracy candidates who won in the district council elections gather outside Polytechnic University in Hung Hom in support of protesters still inside the campus on November 25. Photo: Reuters
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Albert Cheng

Albert Cheng

Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".