A woman walks along map of China made from more than 1,800 cans of baby formula created by dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is displayed in Hong Kong on May 17, 2013 reflecting the controversy over mainland demand for milk powder. A surge in demand for formula in China sparked by fears over the safety of domestic milk powder has seen shop shelves around the world cleared out by Chinese buyers and unofficial exporters.
That Chinese people have to go across the border just to get a fresh supply of baby formula and clean food, that’s shocking to me
They're so interested in computers ... Every time anyone is arrested or checked, the first thing they grab is the computer.More quotes »
Ai Weiwei uses music to mock state power in China
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