Quotes of The Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 10 January, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 10 January, 2009, 12:00am

They told me not to move when the panda approached me, saying it would be more aggressive. I listened to them and lay on the ground, but the panda bit my left leg after only three seconds.

Zhang Jiao, 32, who was seriously injured after being attacked by a giant panda at Beijing Zoo, accusing zoo staff of giving him the wrong instructions

The Jade Market is one of my favourite places. I like the competition. I'm a competitor and at the market you're competing. So for me it's a competition too there. I love markets

US tennis ace Venus Williams in Hong Kong, saying she is even competitive when shopping

It will definitely lead to a misunderstanding or misinterpretation of the concepts of marriage and family, thereby undermining the foundation of our society. Sooner or later such distorted concepts of marriage and family will bring about other serious consequences

Catholic leader Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, blasting a government proposal to extend the scope of domestic-violence law to cover same-sex cohabitants

When valuing a rock, it is not its shape that matters but also the story attached to it

Chinese University geography professor Ng Sai-leung, defending the choice of Amah Rock in Sha Tin to compete against Mount Everest, the Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and the Yangtze River as candidates for the seven natural wonders of the world