QUOTES OF THE WEEK

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 13 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 13 August, 2005, 12:00am

'Hong Kong culture will one day die in their hands.'


Central and Western district councillor Kam Nai-wai criticising administrative officers after the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department refused to allow the 80-year-old Man Yuen noodle stall on Elgin Street to stay open after its licensee died on May 6. The Hong Kong Heritage Museum plans to acquire items from the stall


'Look at ancient Egypt. The pharaohs even forced people to build pyramids like slaves. The renovation at Government House is just a trivial matter.'


Legislator Patrick Lau Sau-shing, who represents the architecture, planning and surveying sector, on government plans to spend $14.5 million to make sure Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen - and his pet fish - are comfortable and safe in Government House for the next two years


'We have four mouths to feed and my daughter is crippled. Her father is our breadwinner, now I have no idea how can we get by.'


Wife of Shi Yuanqing, one of the 123 lost miners in Meizhou, Guangdong