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  1. No political snooping under spy bill, security chief to tell Legco

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... [dealing with subversion] and this statement will also be made.' Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat said his colleagues would not filibuster the meeting nor try to 'ambush' ...

  2. Spying bill passed after stormy debate

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Norma Connolly

    ... 30 was always present. Still, they had planned to walk out at 10.30pm but were delayed as DAB legislators Lau Kong-wah and Tsang Yok-sing filibustered to hold up a vote on the sunset clause. ...

  3. Poster boy for political integrity forced to pay for rebel stands

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... and earlier this year he failed to support Democratic plans to filibuster Mr Bush's appointment of Supreme Court judge Samuel Alito. Yet he has not been afraid to stand against Mr Bush. He ...

  4. 'Terror of Turtle Bay' relishing his battle with UN

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Richard Luscombe

    ... appointment. His confirmation hearing in Congress was filibustered by Democrats so the president decided to bypass the procedure and make an executive appointment. That lasts until next January, when ...

  5. Beyond a choke

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... going through the bill with a fine-tooth comb in what he calls the public interest, but which his detractors call filibustering. 'I'm not slowing the whole process down. ...



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