T. K. Ann

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Tse Kai Ann GBM OBE JP(Chinese: 安子介; pinyin: Ān Zǐjiè) (26 June 1912 in Shanghai – 3 June 2000 in Hong Kong) was a prominent Hong Kong industrialist, legislator and sinologist. He was the author of Cracking the Chinese Puzzles, a textbook on Chinese characters.

Ann lived in Hong Kong and was a prominent member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He represented the Winsor Industrial Group and, from 1970 to 1978, represented the Chamber of Commerce in the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo).[1]

In 1973, Ann chaired a LegCo commission of enquiry into a teachers' strike.[2]

Cracking the Chinese Puzzles[edit]

Cracking the Chinese Puzzles is a textbook for learning Chinese characters. It was originally published as a five volume set, but was later (1987) printed as an abridged version in one volume.


External links[edit]

  • Ann, T.K. (1987). Cracking the Chinese Puzzles, by Conceptualizing and Philosophizing Approach. Hong Kong: Stockflows. ISBN 962-7056-14-6. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Yuet-keung Kan
Chairman of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Succeeded by
Yuet-keung Kan