Could self-declared moderate Christine Fong be a threat to Hong Kong’s democracy camp? squib
Before Sunday’s by-election, few would have considered Christine Fong Kwok-shan, the district councillor for Sai Kung, a serious contender for the New Territories East seat.
But the 51-year-old, known as a political moderate without a party affiliation, made many do a double take when she secured 15.7 per cent of votes in a constituency known as an opposition stronghold.
While she did not make it to the Legislative Council – the seat went to pan-democrat Gary Fan Kwok-wai...