"I force myself to eat every day, because I still believe my daughter is alive and I have to stay strong to wait for her to come home."
Zhang Lixia, a single mother from Heilongjiang Province whose 27-year-old daughter was aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, on June 16, which disappeared on March 8.
"The study of healthy life expectancies will be conducted every three years, and people should be instructed to increase healthy life choices to make their later years more comfortable and rewarding."
Deng Ying, Director of the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control, on June 16, drawing on the first research on healthy life expectancy in Beijing. It shows that Beijingers can live, on average, 58.17 years in full health, about 10 years fewer than the average in most industrialized countries
"Female officials show slight differences in committing duty-related crimes compared to their male counterparts. They are more apt to conspire with male partners, as well as trade sex for power."
Li Chengyan, a researcher from Peking University, on June 16, commenting on the investigation of 12 female officials in key posts who were announced as being under investigation for duty-related crimes by central and provincial anti-graft watchdogs in the first half of 2014
"An increasing number of educated Chinese women tend to date and marry Western men, as they believe that compared with Chinese men, foreign men care less about women's appearance and age."
Zhou Xiaopeng, a marriage specialist from dating website baihe.com, on June 17