Anson Chan

Anson Chan Part IV: Why Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung can't lead

Anson Chan Part IV: Why Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung can't lead

In part IV of Anson Chan's interview with The Post she explains why CY Leung will never be able to get anything done for Hong Kong. 

Thursday, 21 May, 2015, 8:21pm

Anson Chan Part V: 'We don't want Hong Kong to turn into another Chinese city'

Anson Chan Part V: 'We don't want Hong Kong to turn into another Chinese city'

In the final installment of The Post's in-depth interview with Anson Chan, she explains why the worst thing the city could do is become more like a Chinese city. 

21 May 2015 - 8:22pm

Anson Chan Part III: Why Hong Kong's media compared her to the world's four worst dictators

Anson Chan Part III: Why Hong Kong's media compared her to the world's four worst dictators

In part III of The Post's interview with Ms. Chan, she explains what happend during a controversial Ah-nui incident which led to calls for her resignation as the director of Hong Kong's social welfare department.  

21 May 2015 - 8:21pm

Anson Chan Part II: Housewife, mother and a careerwoman

Anson Chan Part II: Housewife, mother and a careerwoman

Part II of SCMP's in-depth profile video interview with Anson Chan. In this second entry, Ms. Chan tells The Post about the difficulties of being a woman in government. 

21 May 2015 - 8:20pm

Anson Chan Part I: 'In a sense, I am a totally homegrown product' of Hong Kong

Anson Chan Part I: 'In a sense, I am a totally homegrown product' of Hong Kong

Part I of SCMP's in-depth profile video interview with Anson Chan. In this first section, Ms. Chan tells The Post, "In a sense, you can say, I am a totally homegrown product." 

21 May 2015 - 8:19pm

Working relationship with chief executive is fine, says chief secretary

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Photo: Jonathan Wong

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.

Lam, the city’s second highest ranking official, was responding to questions over her relationship with her boss Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:33pm 1 comment

Ex-chief secretary Anson Chan renews call for popular mandate in 2017 election

Anson Chan says Hongkongers expect genuine steps forward that will achieve universal suffrage. Photo: Sam Tsang

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang renewed her call for a popular mandate for the nominating committee in the 2017 chief executive election, but said the new model may be limited in how much it can differ from the current set-up.

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm

Letters to the Editor, May 20, 2013

Bag levy is a step in the right direction. Photo: Jonathan Wong

China can help to kick-start peace process

I disagree with Dr John Lee's comment that "China currently has no clear strategy for what it wants to achieve, with whom, or how" ("The peacemaker", May 14).

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 4 comments

Anson Chan's misleading view of Britain's colonial influence on policy

Anson Chan, the former No 2 in the government, hopes to push for political reform through her group "Hong Kong 2020". Photo: David Wong

How true is it that, during colonial rule, our policymakers always placed the interests of Hong Kong above British interests? Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang insists Hong Kong policymakers were not required to consider British reaction. That, of course, is misleading at best and nonsense at worst.

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 23 comments

Gauging reaction of mainland China to policies not viable, says Anson Chan

Anson Chan Fong On-sang. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The leaked memo, which first appeared in a Chinese-language newspaper, said: "From June 1, an assessment on mainland perception and related public relations measures will become … mandatory … for all Policy Committee papers."

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 7 comments

Letters to the Editor, May 4, 2013

Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. Photo: Reuters

Pass laws to enforce zero waste goal

I refer to Martin Williams' letter "(Mega incinerator project being driven by vested interests", April 26).

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 11 comments

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

Anson Chan. Photo: David Wong

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

Commerce key for universal suffrage, says Anson Chan

Anson Chan, the former No 2 in the government, hopes to push for political reform through her group "Hong Kong 2020". Photo: David Wong

Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang emphasised that she hoped to forge a consensus among businesses on the path to genuine universal suffrage, as their participation would be vital to achieving full democracy and improving governance.

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 7 comments

Talking points

Henry Tang Ying-yen

The wife of former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and three others make their first court appearance in the case over the city's most infamous basement.

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm

Democratic candidates must have a place in 2017 contest

Martin Lee Chu-ming

Senior Chinese legislator Qiao Xiaoyang dropped a bomb last month when he presented his views on how the 2017 chief executive election should be held.

7 May 2015 - 3:30pm 4 comments

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