Members of the Democratic Party celebrate in Tsim Sha Tsui after a landslide win in the district council elections. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong elections: pan-democrats celebrating landslide win vow to keep up pressure on city’s beleaguered leader to address protesters’ demands

  • Democratic Party leader says election is first step on a long road to full democracy, while Chief Executive Carrie Lam acknowledges that the people have spoken
  • China’s foreign ministry declares resolute backing for Lam administration, while pro-establishment camp comes to terms with heavy defeat
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Members of the Democratic Party celebrate in Tsim Sha Tsui after a landslide win in the district council elections. Photo: Felix Wong
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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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