Law Fan Chiu-Fun

Quotes of the week

His indiscreet handling of the incident effectively set a trap for himself

Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, the chief executive's former top aide, on Leung Chun-ying's handling of the row over illegal structures at his home

Sunday, 15 July, 2012, 12:00am

Interviews to begin for cabinet undersecretaries

Interviews to fill the 14 undersecretary posts in Leung Chun-ying's cabinet begin tomorrow for the first batch of 39 candidates.

Asking the questions will be Leung himself, along with Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, head of the Chief Executive-Elect's Office.

The office received more than 1,100 applications for positions as undersecretaries and political assistants.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Don't try shortcut, C.Y. Leung is warned

Leung Chun-ying should not look for shortcuts, but follow normal procedures in seeking funding for his government revamp proposal, the chief of the legislature's Finance Committee said yesterday.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

'No propaganda department' for HK

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's government restructuring plan came under public scrutiny for the first time in the Legislative Council yesterday, as his top aide tried to dispel fears he is setting up a propaganda bureau - and that the overall system will be too complicated.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Fanny Law would consider Exco post

A former senior civil servant who is now the top aide of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying says she will consider serving on the Executive Council if invited.

Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, head of the Chief Executive-Elect's Office, said she would not rule out becoming an adviser of Leung's government.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Fanny Law to run office during C.Y.'s transition

Former education minister Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, a key strategist behind Leung Chun-ying's successful campaign to be Hong Kong's next leader, will head the chief executive-elect's office.

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Panel censures minister for NPC poll rule

Lawmakers have passed a motion censuring the secretary for the civil service for her 'rash and inappropriate decision' that enabled Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun to stand in the National People's Congress election.

19 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Law 'honourable' for quitting, but concerns remain

Fallout lingers from pressure to dismiss dissident academic staff

As she closed the door on what she described as a colourful, 32-year public service career filled with challenges, former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun maintained her innocence.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

'I have not interfered with academic freedom'

Former rising star in the government Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun ended 32 years of public service yesterday, when she quit as chief graft-fighter after being heavily criticised in the report of the Hong Kong Institute of Education inquiry.

21 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

'I don't get upset easily by all the criticism'

Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun joked yesterday that so many people had attacked the education reforms that if she had been easily upset she would have ended up in a psychiatric hospital.

She denied putting pressure on the president of the Hong Kong Institute of Education, Paul Morris, to sack academic Cheng Yin-cheong after he wrote articles criticising the reforms.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Law's words come back to haunt her on the stand

Notorious comments about teachers who committed suicide returned to haunt former permanent secretary for education Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun this week as she took the witness stand at the inquiry investigating allegations of government interference in the affairs of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Institute risked losing its 'jewel'

The commission of inquiry this week watched video footage of former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun suggesting that one of the institute's projects should be moved outside of the institute.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Law's words come back to haunt her on the stand

Notorious comments about teachers who committed suicide returned to haunt former permanent secretary for education Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun this week as she took the witness stand at the inquiry investigating allegations of government interference in the affairs of the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Institute risked losing its 'jewel'

The commission of inquiry this week watched video footage of former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun suggesting that one of the institute's projects should be moved outside of the institute.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

'Poor management' comment is denied

Former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun does not recall saying the Hong Kong Institute of Education had no future, and denies telling an academic it was poorly managed.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

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