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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibustering could cut HK$20 billion out of economy, Paul Chan says

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Infrastructure spending will fall by HK$20 billion if pan-democrats don't cooperate, minister warns Filibustering could hurt the economy, Paul Chan says ... that affect people's livelihoods, to press their claims for a more democratic system for the 2017 chief executive election. Members of the Finance Committee have also attempted to filibuster some ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government aims to head off filibuster

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Government aims to head off filibuster In a move condemned as "brutal interference" in Legislative Council affairs, the government has asked the Finance Committee chairman to cap the number of motions a lawmaker can move. The call came in a letter from the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau aimed at heading off a filibuster planned ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Critics say Finance Committee chair Ng Leung-sing is in over his head

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... tried to end a filibuster by restricting the speaking time of committee members. The move sparked another round of debate inside the chamber and also angered protesters who were rallying outside ... on and on." Lau said Ng should have let members express their views fully before taking a vote. "It is not about filibusters. It is legislators' responsibility to ask questions and ask ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Hong Kong 'becoming ungovernable without a ruling party'

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... it." The legislature has been almost paralysed by protests in recent months, with filibustering by radicals delaying voting on government proposals. Cheung said the root of the problem ... Finance Committee extended to Saturday its final meeting before the summer break to deal with a huge backlog of funding requests due to filibustering by Chan, Raymond Chan Chi-chuen of People ...



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