Close to 40 per cent of young people would support pro-independence candidates

A Varsity survey of more than 300 young voters has found that 41 per cent of respondents identified with the localist camp and 38 per cent of respondents said they were likely to or would definitely vote for a candidate who advocates Hong Kong independence.

The Battle for Social Media Supremacy

Social media has become a hotly contested battleground for elections in Hong Kong and the upcoming Legislative Council Election is no exception. But do likes, shares and comments translate into votes? Varsity analyses Facebook fanpages of candidates in one geographical constituency to try and learn more.

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Football: A New Way to Promote Civic Awareness?

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Be Your Natural Self: Sheep Wong Finds His Own Way of Running a Campaign

When the 79-day Occupy Movement ended last year, some young people vowed to continue their fight for democracy at local level and resolved to stand in the 2015 District Council election. Sheep Wong, vying for the Tung Chung South seat, is one of them.

What you should know about the District Council – Part One

In the first of a series of infographics, we present a brief outline of what the District Councils are, their composition and their functions.

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