"Tibetan Buddhism puts a lot of emphasis on cherishing life. Whatever the motives, self-immolation and teaching others to set themselves on fire are against Buddhist teachings."
Li Decheng, Director of the Religion Institute of China Tibetology Research Center, criticizing the Dalai Lama's partial approval of self-immolation during his recent remarks at a forum in Norway
"Talking from the perspective of a producer, I believe that the core role of playwrights in creating soap operas will be recognized in China after we introduce the system in Hollywood."
Jin Tao, a director of many successful TV series in China
"A total of 12 million tons of grain, valued at more than 20 billion yuan ($3.22 billion), is polluted by heavy metals each year. This is enough grain to support a population of more than 40 million."
Zhu Yi, an associate professor of the College of Food Science & Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University
"The lack of well-nurtured talent has become a stumbling block for creative industries in China, which is what makes this program so necessary."
Yang Zhiyong, Secretary General of the China Creative Industry Alliance, which initiated a national training program aimed at developing China's creative industries by cultivating talented people and helping them start businesses, on May 18