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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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.