Quotes of the Week

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 13 April, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 13 April, 1997, 12:00am

'We can't pretend nothing has happened' - Michael Suen defending the need to change human rights legislation after the NPC decided current ordinances breached the Basic Law.

'It is tantamount to taking away rights recognised by international covenants' - the Democrats' Albert Ho.

'Getting Hong Kong back from the Japanese was significant, but this is just a working holiday' - Spike Hughes, one of the navy men who lowered the Royal Navy's White Ensign for the last time.