Unlike most Hong Kong women, I don't measure my men by their bank account. Socialite Teresa Cheung Siu-wai (pictured above). It's robbery pure and simple. A Chungking Mansions shopkeeper whose pirated Bollywood movies are being copied and sold by another shopkeeper in the same building. What is a surprise is that he doesn't have a pharmaceutical background, which is probably more a reflection of their current operating difficulties than their long-term strategic plan. Merrion Capital analyst Peter Frawley on the choice of a Wall Street broker to run troubled Irish pharmaceutical firm Elan. Market expectations are already so low that unless it is an outright failure it will be regarded as a success. BNP Peregrine analyst Adrian Ngan on Hutchison's impending launch of third-generation mobile-phone services. If people are not affluent they cut down on litigation. Lawyer Daniel Wong Kwok-tung on business during the recession. The year-on-year growth in China has been spectacular. Motorola president Mike Zafirovski. More foreign investors are interested in buying distressed assets, especially golf courses. Lawyer Mitsutoshi Matsushita, representing Sato Kokyo's financial receiver. To abolish the minimum brokerage commission will break the rice-bowls of many brokers. Wilfrid Wong Wai-sum, chairman of the Hong Kong Stockbrokers Association. The guidelines are imperfect, unscientific, unreasonable and unfair. Shanghai-based lawyer Xuan Weihua on the mainland's first guidelines for bringing minority shareholder lawsuits to trial. Competition is good but not vicious competition that drains resources. Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce chairman Christopher Cheng Wai-chee. Hong Kong must pool its strength with other cities in the region. SAR Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa during his annual policy address. In attracting new investments to Indonesia, we have to continually battle the international media who have contributed to the negative perception of our investment climate. Theo Toemion, chairman of Indonesia's Investment Co-ordinating Board. This is a pig that even a Republican python might not be able to swallow. Robert Reischauer, former director of the Congressional Budget Office, said of US President George W. Bush's latest economic plan.