Quotes of the Week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 05 March, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 05 March, 2011, 12:00am

I throw up even when I drink water

Singer-actress Fiona Sit Hoi-kei, complaining about working with a busy schedule even when hit by the flu

Such a long debate wastes life

Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong lawmaker Ip Kwok-him, pictured, complaining about debates over proposed amendments to the government's election reform bill for next year that lasted two days in Legco

If there is a gap between political expectation and economic analysis, when citizens ask for monetary relief you need to give it

A pro-establishment lawmaker, who asked to remain anonymous, quoting another unnamed lawmaker about the budget, giving a whole new meaning to anonymity and opacity

I find this suggestion a bit strange

Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, when asked if he should apologise after revising the government budget under intense public pressure