Quotes of The Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 10 May, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 10 May, 2008, 12:00am

He was very alert and strategic

Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, referring to Hu Jintao's table tennis skills, not his diplomacy, during the president's state visit to Japan when he played against several world-ranking players

Given that the activities of the public sector almost invariably would fall under the criteria for exemptions and exclusions, we propose [that] the competition law should not apply to the government or statutory bodies

Alice-in-Wonderland logic from the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau's competition law consultation paper, explaining why official bodies should be exempt from the proposed law because they would have been exempted

Here's my hot tip: Go buy a bottle of sake. It's made from rice. The price of sake will be much higher a few years from now

Investment legend Jim Rogers, tired of people asking him what to buy in the current commodity boom, especially food commodities, during a teleconference with journalists in Hong Kong

Hong Kong welcomes genuine visitors from around the world ... for purposes ranging from sightseeing and business to cultural exposure and academic exchanges

A position paper prepared by the Security Bureau and Immigration Department, explaining why peaceful protesters from overseas may not be welcome here