Anson Chan

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Hong Kong’s handover anniversary is an opportunity to restore faith in ‘two systems’
Hong Kong people need to vote for the change they deserve
Attempt to subvert academic freedom in Hong Kong is far worse than disrupting the HKU council
Failure to reform Hong Kong's political system will hurt its global standing
Hong Kong needs its leaders to lead, for once, or protests will continue

The campuses of Hong Kong's universities are peppered with faculty buildings that bear the names of their generous sponsors, mostly prosperous business tycoons and their heirs and successors.

31 Oct 2014 - 11:11AM

The campuses of Hong Kong's universities are peppered with faculty buildings that bear the names of their generous sponsors, mostly prosperous business tycoons and their heirs and successors.

Hong Kong needs its leaders to lead, for once, or protests will continue
Turnout for Occupy Central vote a stirring show of Hong Kong defiance

As Occupy Central's civil referendum draws to a close, we can afford to pause and reflect on the old maxim that a week is a long time in politics.

27 Jun 2014 - 2:35AM

As Occupy Central's civil referendum draws to a close, we can afford to pause and reflect on the old maxim that a week is a long time in politics.

Turnout for Occupy Central vote a stirring show of Hong Kong defiance
World is watching the outcome of Hong Kong's democracy fight

When Martin Lee and I decided to undertake our recent trip to the United States and Canada in response to invitations from the Asia Society and the Asia Pacific Foundation, we knew to expect a barrage of criticism from the central government authorities and pro-Beijing forces in Hong Kong.

25 Apr 2014 - 3:52AM

When Martin Lee and I decided to undertake our recent trip to the United States and Canada in response to invitations from the Asia Society and the Asia Pacific Foundation, we knew to expect a barrage of criticism from the central government authorities and pro-Beijing forces in Hong Kong.

World is watching the outcome of Hong Kong's democracy fight
Hong Kong people must not settle for anything less than universal suffrage
The key step to universal suffrage
China's claim to greatness must rest on its ethics

China has the potential to be a force for tremendous good in the world. Already, it is using its considerable fiscal reserves to invest heavily in economic and transport infrastructure in Africa and Latin America, supporting the construction of roads, railways, ports and mines.

22 Feb 2013 - 4:07AM

China has the potential to be a force for tremendous good in the world. Already, it is using its considerable fiscal reserves to invest heavily in economic and transport infrastructure in Africa and Latin America, supporting the construction of roads, railways, ports and mines.

China's claim to greatness must rest on its ethics
Hong Kong in the mood for democracy

The torrent of criticism unleashed upon Professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting's initiative to "Let Love and Peace Occupy Central" is truly astonishing. Leading the charge are the China Daily and local pro-Beijing newspapers which have been publishing an unrelenting stream of articles and opinion pieces, accusing those who support the movement of being determined to break the law just for the sake of it.

28 Jun 2013 - 4:39AM

The torrent of criticism unleashed upon Professor Benny Tai Yiu-ting's initiative to "Let Love and Peace Occupy Central" is truly astonishing. Leading the charge are the China Daily and local pro-Beijing newspapers which have been publishing an unrelenting stream of articles and opinion pieces, accusing those who support the movement of being determined to break the law just for the sake of it.

Hong Kong in the mood for democracy