Quotes of the Week

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

In a February 15, 2010, article, Mr Bowring nonetheless included these two men in a list of Asian political dynasties, which may have been understood by readers to infer that the younger Mr Lee did not achieve his position through merit. We wish to state clearly that this inference was not intended

An apology from The New York Times, for an op-ed article by Hong Kong-based columnist Philip Bowring who might have implied Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had attained his position through nepotism practiced by his father Lee Kuan Yew

People can help in alleviating the situation by using public transport, switching off idling car engines, and reducing smoking

Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah, implying smokers help worsen air pollution on Monday, the day readings went off the top of the 500-point air pollution index

I want a baby ... but I have been too busy to do it and I don't want an artificial insemination for the time being

Retired model and actress Michele Reis-Hui, declaring her intention to have a baby with wealthy businessman-husband Julian Hui Chun-hang