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Anson Chan

Working relationship with chief executive is fine, says chief secretary

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Friday rejected suggestions that she would resign early because she had only a minor role to play in the current administration.

Friday, 28 June, 2013, 4:29pm 1 comment

Blockade plan would be a debacle for the chief executive: Anson Chan

Chan said yesterday that the government was reluctant to facilitate public discussions on the reform, and that her group would be a platform to reach a consensus on the approach. It would focus particularly on seeking opinions from the business sector in the coming months.

26 Apr 2013 - 5:16am

Talking points

Australia's prime minister in Beijing

9 Apr 2013 - 3:36am

Impeach bid is waste of public's time

Today will see the start of a two-day circus when anti-Leung Chun-ying legislators try to impeach the chief executive. There will be the usual clownish antics and angry speeches - all for the benefit of the TV cameras.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am 10 comments

Works by Anson Chan's artist mother, Fang Zhaoling, on sale at art fair

Artist Fang Zhaoling was a woman of many talents, according to her daughter Anson Chan Fang On-sang, Hong Kong's former chief secretary. Not only was Fang an ink artist in a class of her own, she was also a mother ahead of her time.

"When we were young, of course, she made sure we were properly brought up. But she never insisted on us doing certain things," Chan said.

6 Oct 2012 - 3:11am

Leading women ponder the political glass ceiling

A panel of leading local women discussed the 'glass ceiling' that limits women's roles in Hong Kong politics, touching on Margaret Thatcher and even China's Communist Party last night.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Anson Chan calls for more openness

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang has criticised outgoing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen for not encouraging his subordinates to give honest opinions, which she believes has affected policymaking.

17 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Developer wins injunction against Mei Foo protesters

11 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Those who speak openly about national issues are patriots, not traitors

I refer to the article by Philip Fang ('Brat in the family', November 9).

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Chan laments absence of election fever

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang says the government is not doing enough to encourage people to vote in Sunday's district council elections, and criticised radicals for splitting the pan-democratic vote.

2 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Anson Chan - Former chief secretary

Integrity, among the many qualities that make a successful female leader, comes above all else for Anson Chan Fang On-sang. 'In public life, you have to be whiter than white,' she says. 'You don't have the luxury of talking off the top of your head. The buck stops with you when you hold high office.'

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Regina Ip - Legislator

Life has thrown more than its fair share of challenges at Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee. In the face of adversity and throughout her life, she has drawn inspiration from the motto of her school, St Stephen's Girls' College, 'In Faith Go Forward'.

11 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Oh Henry, please don't insult us so

It is an irony, if that is not an understatement, that despite Hong Kong's sophistication in so many areas, the way its rulers are selected is a humiliating and insulting process for its people.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Frustrated family still waiting to have their complaint heard

The family of philanthropist Anita Chan Lai-ling say they are frustrated by repeated delays to a Medical Council disciplinary hearing on radiologist Dr Yau Yat-yin, who has now been arrested in connection with Chan's death.

Her eldest son, Anson Chan Yiu-cheung, said yesterday that the family had filed a complaint with the Medical Council against Yau in May last year.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Fringe Club makeover finally on the cards after 26 years, thanks to HK$3m donation

It's been a long time coming, but Central arts hub, the Fringe Club, is finally getting a makeover in July. But before the refit was approved, honorary treasurer Anson Chan had to step in with a HK$3 million donation to top up the non-profit's operating budget.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am