For the first time in the election campaign, the candidates were able to directly address their rivals during a televised debate and answered questions from a 200-member audience.
John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing appeared together for the first time on Sunday in the first of three debates ahead of the election on March 26.
Carrie Lam, Regina Ip, John Tsang and Woo Kwok-hing put their Chinese calligraphy skills to the test.
Chief executive aspirant Woo Kwok-hing on Sunday called on the government to speed up applications by rural villagers to build small houses and hit out at incumbent leader Leung Chun-ying for “misleading” and “irresponsible” comments on the controversial policy.
The retired judge running for the city’s top political office has laid out his position on Hong Kong’s independence, declaring that Hongkongers are free to discuss the issue but should not organise activities pushing for it as that would violate the Basic Law.