Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun

Focus on 2017 election, urges lawmaker Fanny Law

Fanny Law says a consensus must be forged. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong must get its priorities straight, and focus on the historic 2017 universal suffrage election for the chief executive rather than a less important 2016 poll, says an executive councillor.

Friday, 8 March, 2013, 3:42am 1 comment

Ex-education chief sees border as no barrier to schools

Fanny Law

A former education chief will urge the national legislature and Hong Kong authorities to conduct a survey into demand for schools offering the Hong Kong curriculum on the mainland.

2 Mar 2013 - 4:37am 1 comment

Improved NPC electoral system would be better bridge to mainland

Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Ordinarily, the results of an election for a national parliament would be top news anywhere. But the outcome of yesterday's vote to choose a new batch of locals to the National People's Congress did not generate much public attention. This is because the roles of the deputies and the way they are returned still leave a lot to be desired.

20 Dec 2012 - 1:37am 2 comments

Hong Kong deputies to NPC seen as having little influence

Preparing to stand again to be elected as Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress are (from left) Rita Fan, Maria Tam, Fanny Law, Ma Fung-kwok and Ng Leung-sing. Fan is a member of the NPC's powerful Standing Committee.

Hong Kong's third city-wide election race of the year is under way - but ordinary Hongkongers could be forgiven for not feeling the buzz of the poll for members of the nation's parliament.

6 Dec 2012 - 3:57am 2 comments

Law defends NET's programme after university criticises it

Fanny Law

A former top aide of the chief executive described as "over-politicised" a Baptist University-linked publication that levels allegations against other educational institutions.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:14pm