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Quotes of the Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 02 January, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 02 January, 2010, 12:00am

They get enough money from government. Maybe the reason the newspaper plans to charge is because they never need to worry about subscribers boycotting them over the fee

Mainland journalist Xu Wei, commenting on a plan by People's Daily to charge for its online version, a move which assumes it has (enough) subscribers

No forgiveness; no quarter. Happy Christmas from China

Headline to the Economist's New Year issue, reporting on the Christmas Day jailing of dissident Liu Xiaobo and the execution of 53-year-old Briton Akmal Shaikh for drug-smuggling

Hong Kong people think of somebody who makes a noise during the year as an 'icon', but they don't consider his or her social and political influence. Chau definitely fulfilled the requirements of Hong Kong people

Denny Ho Kwok-leung, an associate professor of sociology at Polytechnic University, explaining why pseudo-model Chrissie Chau Sau-na almost pipped international singing sensation Susan Boyle, and got double the votes of Myanmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, in a RTHK Woman of the Year poll

With the Internet, you get much more than you ever could from Playboy

Singapore's founding father and current Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew in a National Geographic interview, without disclosing whether he makes use of such cyberjoy

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