Pro-democracy supporters celebrate the defeat of Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, one of the most high-profile losers in Sunday’s vote. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong election result a ‘wake-up call’ for China but will it listen?

  • Beijing and its supporters in the city need to carefully review their approach, say analysts as official response remains muted
  • State media does not report pro-establishment side’s heavy losses, saying only that elections have taken place
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate the defeat of Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, one of the most high-profile losers in Sunday’s vote. Photo: AFP
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Officials open a ballot box at a polling station in Kowloon Tong in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong election results giving opposition camp huge win boost Hang Seng, as hopes rise violent protests may subside

  • Property stocks – which have been hammered amid violent protests – shoot up
  • Tencent, Wharf REIC and AIA among gainers
Topic |   Stocks

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Officials open a ballot box at a polling station in Kowloon Tong in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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