Updated: 2013-03-13 07:12
"Every citizen should care about politics and have the consciousness of responsibility as well as love for our compatriots. And a monk should, also."
SHI MINGSHENG, NPC deputy and abbot of the Guangxiao Temple in Guangzhou, Guangdong province
"In China, some 30 percent of young urbanites live off their parents, and more than 65 percent of urban families face the problem of NEET (not currently engaged in education, employment or training )."
ZHENG HUIQIANG, member of the CPPCC National Committee and vice-president of Tongji University
"Reform is not to add to or reduce a ministry, but to see how much the people can benefit and how much progress it can bring to society."
CAI YAOJUN, member of the CPPCC National Committee and deputy chief engineer of the Changjiang Survey, Planning, Design and Research Institute under the Changjiang Water Resources Commission
"The penalty for breaking laws is too small. It is meaningless to fine an enterprise several hundred thousand yuan when it has a market value of billions of yuan or more."
LI YANHONG, member of the CPPCC National Committee and chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu Inc
(China Daily 03/13/2013 page8)