"The gap between these companies and their Western counterparts is not that big. China's drone industry is quite competitive, especially in the areas of avionics and flight control."
Zhang Feng, Secretary General of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of China, commenting on the technological prowess of Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle companies in a recent interview with Xinhua News Agency
"China's active participation in drawing up international standards will help domestic toy factories better understand and employ such standards in production."
Li Zhuoming, an executive with the Guangdong Toy Association, speaking on August 15 about China's release of a new international toy safety standard adopted by the International Organization for Standardization, which is largely based on a Chinese national standard
"Almost three quarters of the parts of the Great Wall that was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) are poorly preserved, and under 10 percent is in sound condition."
Wu Guoqiang, Secretary General of the China Great Wall Society, at a seminar in Beijing on August 15, calling for intensified efforts to preserve the Great Wall, which was built from the 3rd century B.C. to the A.D. 17th century for military defense
"Kenya and China have been recognized by the CITES [Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna] for their dedication to alleviating the menace of poaching. Both countries mete out heavy penalties on offenders."
William Kiprono, Director of the Kenya Wildlife Service, commenting on China's donation of anti-poaching equipment worth $20,000 to Kenya on August 15