Pro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora TamPro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora Tam
Pro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora Tam
Frank Ching
Opinion

Opinion

Frank Ching

Hong Kong elections: opposition must be realistic and not just oppose Beijing

  • Hong Kong democrats still think in terms of opposition and resistance after 23 years in the minority, something the government has fostered by not sharing power
  • If they do win a majority, they should provide policy alternatives that would improve the social and economic welfare of the people, not just pick fights

Pro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora TamPro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora Tam
Pro-democracy camp members (from left) Au Nok-hin, Benny Tai and Andrew Chiu Ka-yin hold a press conference in Mong Kok on June 9, calling on the public to participate in the opposition campaign for “35-plus” seats in the Legislative Council. What the camp intends to do with a majority should it get one remains unclear. Photo: Nora Tam
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