PUBLISHED : Saturday, 29 April, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 29 April, 2006, 12:00am

'His injury is nothing - he deserved it anyway for going into the movie business ... You should see some of my injuries.'

Legendary stuntman and action star Jackie Chan, commenting on his son Jaycee Fong Cho-ming's injury while shooting a film in Dalian

'Burning this stuff not only encourages an air of superstition, but also looks vulgar and obscene.'

Vice-Minister of Civil Affairs Dou Yupei announcing that the central government was revising regulations on funeral services to outlaw paper offerings

'If Shanghai girls stopped going to nightclubs, the image of Shanghai women would definitely suffer.'

James Farrer, sociologist and author of Opening Up: Youth Sex Culture and Market Reform in Shanghai, responding to critics who say that club life is undermining the morals of young women in the city