Quotes of The Week
Premier Wen Jiabao is compassionate with refugees from Xinjiang , but he is merciless with refugees from the stock market.
An unnamed investor, quoted in a report in Ming Pao on a new tax being introduced on H-share dividends following market crashes in Hong Kong and on the mainland
Slimy dragon wants deal for mother of proliferators.
A headline from The Economic Times of India, blasting China for wanting a nuclear trade waiver for ally Pakistan after India secured a deal with the Nuclear Suppliers Group and ended its status as a nuclear pariah state
[Owners of dogs] may well have lower blood pressure and other factors ... but as one who lives in a medium-rise older property, I can attest to the fact that dogs don't deliver that same sense of well-being to me. The disturbance from dogs is more than enough to get my blood pressure up.
Post reader G. Dalton of Causeway Bay, in a letter demanding a ban on pets in crowded housing estates
We will try our breast to er, er, er, still, er, try our breast - best, to er, not just er, criticise the government policy but also make some good suggestion in order to improve people's living hood [sic].
'New-generation' lawmaker Gary Chan Hak-kan of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, saying he would try his best in his new job