Pan-democratic winners gather outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom on November 25. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong elections: pan-democratic camp pledges to focus on residents’ needs, while keeping up pressure on government after district council wins

  • Pan-democratic camp raring to use their majority to put pressure on government
  • Newly elected councillors hope to help protest movement with jobs, aid for activists
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Pan-democratic winners gather outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom on November 25. Photo: Reuters
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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

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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