Anson Maria Elizabeth Chan Fang On-sang, GBM, GCMG, CBE, JP is a Hong Kong politician and civil servant who served as Chief Secretary in both the British colonial government of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government under the Chinese sovereignty. She was also an elected member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong for Hong Kong Island between 2007 and 2008.
|As China grows economically, in its wake you will see a greater degree of political liberalization, a greater confidence in embracing the democratic principles …||Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs ;Social Sciences ;Capitalism|
|For the first ten years or so, you would always question whether the decisions were right or wrong, but you have to learn to put things behind you once a decision is made. You can't be wishy-washy about it||Management & Managing Government|
|I do not say what I do not mean. Neither can anyone force me to say what I don't wish to say.||Oratory, Discussion & Debate|
|Remember that you cannot please everybody because you are likely to end up pleasing nobody.||Management & Managing Government|
|'Speak truth unto power'. What does this mean? It means giving your best advice to superiors based on the best information available and objective analysis even when you know it may not be music to their ears||Detriments & Qualifications ;Public Office: Benefits|
|Universal suffrage is our ultimate goal.||Voters, Voting & Elections|
|With any bureaucracy, an accountable bureaucracy, we need the press and we need critics to keep us on our toes…. we do wish the press to continue to report and continue to criticize because it is only in that way that the government can continue to improve and meet the aspirations of an increasingly affluent society.||Bureaucracy|