Democracy supporters raise their hands in support of the “five demands” of the protest movement at Wong Tai Sin Plaza on November 30. Photo: Edmond So
Andrew Leung
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Leung

Six powerful reasons for Beijing to rethink how Hong Kong should be governed, in the interests of long-term stability

  • Hongkongers have signalled their intent for greater democracy, and pan-democrats’ electoral momentum will continue if the issue is not addressed. A solution will require meeting some protest demands, and also Beijing’s national security concerns

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Democracy supporters raise their hands in support of the “five demands” of the protest movement at Wong Tai Sin Plaza on November 30. Photo: Edmond So
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Tammy Tam
Tammy Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

City Beat by Tammy Tam

Why is Beijing quiet about the opposition’s landslide district election victory?

  • An accurate assessment of mainstream public opinion in Hong Kong is critical as the city has shown a strong desire for change
  • The lack of any swift official response hopefully means a sign of prudence from Beijing regarding its coming policies

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