Yan Qi, CPPCC member, on the problems brought about by internet cafes:
"The government should deal with these internet bars with a heavy hand, such as closing them down directly."
Lu Bin, department head of the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences at Peking University, on the many buildings torn down shortly after construction:
"This situation exists purely for the cause of GDP growth. Some provinces even choose to build, then dismantle, then rebuild again. After the process, the GDP of their city increases directly."
Zhang Xiaogang, general manager of An Shan Steel Group, on reorganization and recombination of the steel industry:
"The recombination of China’s iron and steel industry will be basically finished in three years."
Ye Tan, an economics commentator, on whether purchasing a house in China is a secure investment:
"The future is quite uncertain; if the market drops, you will be left with nothing."
Wang Zhihao, Greater China research director for Standard Chartered Bank, on China’s economic policy:
"The financial stimulus measures are basically finished."
Miao Wei, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, on wind projects:
"Most wind power plants are just image projects in China. After five years, there will undoubtedly be problems."