Quotes of The Week
with Alex Lo
'It was to knock down the monopoly of a dominant ideology that the sex column was introduced. It was to emancipate the vulnerable from the oppression of this dominant discourse.'
From Chinese University's Student Press, defending its publication of a sex survey asking student readers if they had ever fantasised about making love to their parents, siblings and/or animals
'I did not disclose to anyone, not even my wife, any information about Dow Jones.'
David Li Kwok-po, Bank of East Asia chief and a Dow Jones director, denying he told anyone about an impending News Corporation offer to buy out the US financial giant, resulting in an insider-trading investigation involving Hong Kong couple Charlotte Wong Leung Ka-on and Wong Kan-king
'The government is like a crab with weak legs.'
Liberal party chairman and Tourism Board chief James Tien Pei-chun, denouncing the government for failing to secure support for funding the reconstruction of Queen's Pier
'Issuers are reminded that to be credible, 'no comment' statements must be used consistently and must be maintained.'
New 'don't talk to the press' guidelines by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on public disclosure of information by listed companies