People queue up to cast their ballots for the district council elections at a polling station in Aberdeen Sports Centre on Sunday. Photo: May Tse

Beijing must reassess Hong Kong situation as pro-democracy camp wins big, analysts say

  • One option is to hold a commission of inquiry into fallout from protests, former minister says
  • Beijing will have to decide whether Carrie Lam will continue as chief executive or not, political scientist says
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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People queue up to cast their ballots for the district council elections at a polling station in Aberdeen Sports Centre on Sunday. Photo: May Tse
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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate huge gains in the district council elections. Photo: AP

Hong Kong elections: pro-democracy camp wins 17 out of 18 districts while city leader says she will reflect on the result

  • Tsunami of disaffection washes over city as pro-Beijing camp left reeling by record turnout and overwhelming defeat
  • Result set to give pan-democrats increase in seats on committee that chooses city’s chief executive
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate huge gains in the district council elections. Photo: AP
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