Moot Points

Only frugality can make China strong

"CHINA is not so resourceful that it can afford luxury working and life styles. A big house, a big car, a big office building, a big party, or a big stomach for dining and wining - is not the way to be." He Qinghua,......

March 13, 2012, Tuesday

No way to stop GDP-hungry boss

"IF the top leader of a city is interested in GDP instead of culture, whatever you suggest (on preserving the city's culture) will fall upon his or her deaf ears." Feng Jicai, vice president of the China Federation......

March 13, 2012, Tuesday

Wasteful spending is the real issue

"PEOPLE are not really howling against Moutai itself, they hate any extravagant expenditure with public money. The value of a nation does not rest in a show of extravagance." Jing Tiankui, academician at China Academy......

March 13, 2012, Tuesday

Pricy wines may replace Moutai

"IF you don't drink Moutai with public money, what do you drink? You drink Chateau Lafite instead? And you're saying that Moutai's retail prices are too much higher than the production costs. But have you asked......

March 13, 2012, Tuesday

Twisting Lei Feng into many shapes

"WHEN you promote frugality, you say Lei Feng was a model of modest living; when you promote consumption, you say even a frugal man like Lei Feng wore watches and leather clothes. Lei Feng is not a basket, into which......

March 13, 2012, Tuesday


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