"The death rate from breast cancer has dropped in recent years worldwide, but the trend in China is the opposite. Most patients in China are diagnosed at a late stage due to a lack of awareness and regular screenings."
Sun Qiang, Director of Peking Union Medical College Hospital's Breast Center, at the annual meeting of the Global Chinese Breast Cancer Organizations Alliance in Beijing on August 31
"China needs legislation on consumer product safety to protect consumers and improve the quality of all products. The government's supervision alone cannot always effectively ensure their safety, as we are faced with millions of products, a changing market and various factors that affect safety."
Liu Zhaobin, chief engineer with the General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, at a September 2 seminar organized by the administration
"The Chinese market is extremely important to us. The Chicago Department of Aviation is looking forward to working collaboratively with the Beijing Capital International Airport to bring more air services and travelers to both cities, which is vital for job creation and economic development."
Rosemarie Andolino, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Aviation, at a forum for airport CEOs on September 2 in Beijing
"All sex-selective abortions should be treated as criminal offenses, as they are in India and South Korea, where baby boys are also favored."
Yuan Xin, a professor of demographics at Nankai University's Institute of Population and Development, responding on September 3 to a draft government regulation aimed at combating illegal sex-determination tests and abortions