The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng
The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng

One-sided election shows Hong Kong leadership contest is now a whole new ball game

John Tsang had hoped to pull off a ‘Barcelona’ comeback against the odds, but popularity no longer seems to be a decisive factor for Beijing – which analysts fear might discourage other contenders in future

Topic |   Chief executive election 2017
The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng
The three chief executive candidates embrace after the results are announced. Photo: Robert Ng
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