Luckily, officials handed out biscuits.
As Trump cuts budgets for scientific research, China's soar.
In the run-up to Carrie Lam's victory, student leaders eschewed public protests and opted instead to use social media, leaflets and street booths to present their case that the election was undemocratic.
Public opinion polls show Carrie Lam's rival, John Tsang, as more popular with residents.
"It's not easy to be an activist facing the largest authoritarian regime in the world," says Demosisto campaigner Derek Lam.
Seven police officers were sentenced to two years in jail each for assaulting a protester in 2014.
Disappearance has rekindled fears over Hong Kong's status as an independent judicial entity.
The case had gained worldwide attention for the grisly nature of the murders.
China is expected to prevent two lawmakers from taking office in Hong Kong's legislature.
Pro-democrazy opposition keeps veto bloc after Legislative Council elections sure to rile China.
Vote for the legislative council is marked by increasingly open calls for Hong Kong independence.
Six legislative candidates were disqualified for allegedly advocating for Hong Kong independence.