Quotes of the Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 February, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 27 February, 2010, 12:00am

The beauty of this dish is that it breaks the taboo about sex ... it also brings together creativity with social responsibility

Controversial chef Alvin Leung, commenting on an edible condom dish made of jelly and served with a mix of honey, Yunnan ham and powdered shiitake mushroom. All proceeds from the dish go to Aids Concern

The notion that Americans living in other countries should pay tax to Uncle Sam every year because they might need the US military to come and rescue them some day makes no sense in today's world. The only dangerous countries are the ones that the US military is already occupying

Jefferson Vanderwolk of Chinese University's law faculty, in a letter to the Financial Times

Research without Google would be like life without electricity

Xiong Zhenqin, an ecologist at Nanjing Agricultural University in Jiangsu province, worried about the threatened withdrawal of the US search-engine giant after a stand-off with the central government