Kenny Huang, CEO of QSL Sports Limited, on his firm’s announcement that it has formed a long-term partnership with the Chinese Baseball Association to develop a youth baseball league in China:
“It is my belief that China, as a sports-loving nation, has immense potential in offering great talent to the world of baseball at the highest levels.”
Zhang Lianggui, a prominent Chinese expert on North Korea, on the catastrophic consequences if North Korea were to ever botch a nuclear test:
"Future generations of the Korean people will have no place of their own, and China’s reviving northeast will burst like a bubble. This is an unprecedented threat that China has never faced in its thousands of years."
Qi Zhiyong, a protestor who lost a leg after being shot by troops during the Tiananmen Square crackdown:
"People remember this date because they want the Communist Party to take responsibility for the crimes it committed. It reminds them the party will resort to unbridled violence whenever it feels threatened.”
Yu Yongding, a senior researcher at the government-backed Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and a former central bank adviser, on U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s upcoming visit to Beijing to discuss the safety of U.S. debt:
“I hope [Timothy] Geithner’s visit can soothe our nerves.”