"Artists should not lose themselves in the tide of market economy nor go astray while answering the question of whom to serve, otherwise their works will lack vitality."
Xi Jinping, Chinese President, at a symposium with representatives of literature and art circles in Beijing on October 15
"By 2020, China is expected to have nuclear power generating units with total installed capacity reaching 58 gigawatts."
Wang Yiren, Deputy Director of the China Atomic Energy Authority
"It's not a matter of whether or not we will see it, but when. It's a matter of timing."
Arthur Fan, CEO of BOCI Global Commodities (UK) Ltd., on the London Metal Exchange's planned introduction of yuan-denominated contracts at a seminar in Shanghai on October 20
"Under the indulgence of the United States, Japan may evolve into a new 'global cop' and a cheerleader for 'neo-interventionism'."
Su Xiaohui, a research fellow with the China Institute of International Studies, commenting on the revising of the guidelines for U.S.-Japanese defense cooperation