Many Hongkongers know 689 to be the nickname of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) October 1, 2014
In 2012, Leung was elected to his post with just 689 votes from an election committee.
Leung is often heckled in the legislature by pan-democratic lawmakers – most notoriously by Wong Yuk-man – who enjoyed reminding him of the number.
It is commonly seen at protests….