Quotes of the Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 08 May, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 08 May, 2010, 12:00am

They have something which most other developing countries would envy

World Health Organisation director general Dr Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, praising North Korea's public health system during an official two-day visit, adding there are no obese people in the communist country

Don't worry. [The non-organic vegetables] are totally safe. They look greener, in fact

An unnamed sales manager at a Beijing-based organic food company, saying he sometimes placed organic food labels on vegetables bought from uncertified farms because the organic label commands a premium on the mainland as luxury produce

The only correct thing Mao Zedong did after 1949 was to die

Celebrated history teacher and best-selling author Yuan Tengfai , whose controversial opinions have caused an uproar on the mainland