Voices on Two Sessions - March 5

Source:Global Times Published: 2014-3-6 1:03:02

"Interpreting the Chinese dream only from the perspectives of GDP scale and the economic miracle is a misunderstanding. In the modern era, both the cultural and economic strength of the country declined. Now, along with the economic revival, a cultural revival is also taking place. That is what really impresses the world, and turns China into a powerful nation."

Wang Wei, a deputy to China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) from Beijing and head of the Institute of Archaeology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

"The APEC Finance Ministerial Meeting's venue being changed from Hong Kong to Beijing has stirred up some controversy in Hong Kong. But anti-mainland sentiments over this issue only represent a small number of Hong Kongers, rather than the whole of Hong Kong society. My basic view is that Hong Kong has to develop itself, including enhancing its capacity for reception."

Lam Shu-chit, member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and famous businessman in Hong Kong

"The government should improve its respect for life. It contributes to less than one fourth of a doctor's income. Most of the income is from selling medicines to patients. The value of their skills is not respected or reflected."

Zhong Nanshan, an NPC deputy from Guangdong Province and a respiratory expert

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