Hong Kong residents watch the live broadcast of the 20th CPC National Congress on Sunday at various events, including those organized by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong; the DAB’s Eastern branch; the Politihk Social Strategic; the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association; the Hong Kong Fishermen Consortium; and the Pak Tin Community Hall. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)
A Wednesday survey showed that nearly 70 percent of respondents in Hong Kong paid close attention to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, and 54 percent of them felt more confident about the city’s future amid national development.
The poll was conducted by Hong Kong Research Association via a city-wide random telephone interview from October 24 to 31. It interviewed 1,088 Hong Kong residents aged 18 or above.
Fifty-eight percent of the respondents are very satisfied or relatively satisfied with the overall development of the country in the past five years
According to the poll, a total of 51 percent of the respondents have a very good understanding of the 20th CPC National Congress’ essence, and 46 percent had participated in activities to promote the understanding of the congress.
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Fifty-eight percent of the respondents are very satisfied or relatively satisfied with the overall development of the country in the past five years.
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The results showed that the majority of people in Hong Kong understand the significance of the 20th CPC National Congress and feel positive about the nation’s future prospects.
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The association called on the SAR government to actively encourage all sectors of Hong Kong society to form a deeper understanding of the 20th CPC National Congress and lead them to better grasp opportunities from the nation’s development.