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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 15 April, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 15 April, 2001, 12:00am

Don't pay any attention to my wealth. I am not a cheater.

Financially suspect Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (above).

If you look around the region, everybody is performing very badly, all because Mr Dow and Mr Jones are not co-operating.

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Let's hope nothing gets broken but a few monstrous egos.

An e-mailer to a Cathay Pacific crew Web site commenting on low staff morale and the dismissal of a pilot for throwing nuts at Cathay's chief executive.

A historical event in the making as great as China's entry to the WTO cannot be affected by something such as this.

Chinese WTO negotiator Long Yongtu dismissing long-term effects of the spy-plane affair.

All their fun and games over the past few weeks will cost them.

A Pentagon official claiming Beijing's spy-plane behaviour could affect Sino-US relations.

After the US bombed China's Belgrade embassy, only students protested . . . the same people studying hard to get jobs at American companies.

Shawn Doyle, a Canadian restaurateur in Shanghai, dismissing any anti-American backlash.

They're chasing a market that doesn't really exist.

Morningstar's Todd Bernier on Motorola's focus on high-end handsets.

What's generous about it?

Legislator Lee Cheuk-yan describing Hang Seng Bank's new charges as discriminatory against the poor, despite vaunted exemptions.