Quotes of The Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 17 November, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 17 November, 2007, 12:00am
 

He said sorry afterwards, telling me he felt young being with me. He couldn't help himself.

Mong Kok karaoke hostess Hui Wing - who is accused of blackmailing a senior government official out of HK$500,000 with a sex video - telling the court how they had intercourse and oral sex during a visit to his office where he was supposed to have been teaching her English

When we were casting the main roles, some men tried to deliver an entire strip show. That actually proved how determined they were to show how interesting, entertaining and brave they could be.

Director Arvin Robles, who is putting on a stage version of the hit comic movie The Full Monty in Hong Kong, about a group of unemployed men who strip for money

I would have liked to see it - to see his suit melting in the harbour.

Martin Soong, co-anchor of CNBC's morning programme Squawk Box (Asia), referring to a news report that producers of Batman sequel The Dark Knight had to cancel a scene involving the caped crusader jumping from a plane into Victoria Harbour because of health concerns about the polluted waterway

It's a self-portrait ... I'm not laughing at anybody else, because once you laugh at others, you'll run into trouble and can create obstacles.

Contemporary Chinese artist Yue Minjun, whose paintings of his own face with a weird, jaw-breaking grin now command millions of dollars, including one that sold for US$5.9 million in London last month

It may well be that not all current members deserve a pay rise on an individual basis, given their performance, but this should not deter granting a general pay rise.

Executive councillor Henry Fan Hung-ling, commenting on a proposed pay rise of 10 per cent and new perks for lawmakers.

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