Anson Chan steps from her official Lexus saloon to begin work as chief secretary of the Hong Kong administration on November 29, 1993. Picture: SCMP

From the archives: how Hong Kong’s first local head of government, Anson Chan, was chosen

According to Post reports from 1993, the job went to Chan almost by default after the three other contenders were left standing. The job was ‘pretty awful’, she said on her first day in office

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Anson Chan steps from her official Lexus saloon to begin work as chief secretary of the Hong Kong administration on November 29, 1993. Picture: SCMP
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