Updated: 2013-03-04 07:48
"I will not emigrate to another country because I am not familiar with any foreign language and am not used to foreign food. I have my business in China and live a good life."
Zong Qinghou, chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha Group and a deputy of the National People's Congress. Zong topped the Hurun Rich List 2013 with a total wealth of 82 billion yuan ($13 billion).
"For the sound development of urbanization in rural areas, we should avoid problems and prevent some local governments from going in the wrong direction. Over-urbanization and hasty urbanization relying on real estate development should be avoided."
Gu Shengzu, an NPC deputy and vice-president of the China National Democratic Construction Association.
"In the first two months of this year, milk powder products accounted for a large proportion of imported goods. Those who make dairy products and dairy companies, as well as the administrative departments, are responsible for the public's lack of confidence in the quality of milk powder."
Zhou Bohua, a member of the CPPCC National Committee and head of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce.
"Migrant workers build cities and provide many services for cities. We should not think of them only when we need people to build cities. We should start by giving them basic respect and providing them with more opportunities for education."
Gong Hanlin, a member of CPPCC National Committee and a well-known comic actor.
(China Daily 03/04/2013 page8)