Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
Alice Wu
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Alice Wu

Why Hong Kong democrats should look to Macau’s opposition lawmakers for inspiration

  • The opposition bloc hoped to secure 35 seats in the legislature, giving it the power to block government bills, but the national security law has scuppered this obstructionist agenda
  • Pan-democrats should look to go back to reasonable debate and striving to achieve a consensus

Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
Pro-democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (right) climbs a wall during the Legislative Council House Committee meeting on May 8 as pan-democrat lawmakers scuffle with their pro-establishment counterparts over lawmaker Starry Lee Wai-king presiding over the committee meeting. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.