PUBLISHED : Saturday, 10 July, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 10 July, 2004, 12:00am

'I have finally learned from Dr Yeoh the meaning of the word shameless.'

Kwok Sin-hung, whose wife died from Sars after the birth of their son, after Secretary for Health and Welfare Yeoh Eng-kiong apologised for the handling of the outbreak but refused to resign. Dr Yeoh finally resigned on Wednesday.


'The chief executive has no authority to request the National People's Congress Standing Committee to revise the decision that has already been made.'

Tung Chee-hwa denying a call by democrats for Beijing's ruling on universal suffrage to be overturned. His remarks were interrupted by a peal of thunder that shook the government headquarters.


'To be fair to you, I want to calm myself down before passing sentence.'

Recorder Wong Ching-yue, SC, when addressing a 37-year-old man who admitted raping his daughter.