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

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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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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate in the early hours of November 25 after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho Kwan-yiu lost his seat in the district council elections. Photo: AP
Michael Chugani
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Opinion

Michael Chugani

Election landslide a protest vote against Beijing. But the violence will return if leaders don’t understand that

  • By kicking out the loyalists and voting for the resistance, Hongkongers have shown they are not afraid to stand up to Beijing’s heavy hand. But the central government still claims foreign forces are somehow responsible for the election humiliation

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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate in the early hours of November 25 after pro-Beijing politician Junius Ho Kwan-yiu lost his seat in the district council elections. Photo: AP
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