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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    It's an old problem … how will we fund a universal pension?

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Tammy Tam

    ... business, unions, workers, bosses and especially lawmakers- needs to consider the pros and cons of this scheme. Over the years, we've seen various dramas and filibusters play out ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Problems between Legco and Leung stretch to Beijing

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Tammy Tam

    ... the problem is within Legco, where a few lawmakers are repeatedly using filibusters to block the government from functioning. But the problem could go beyond Legco. At that chaotic Q&A session, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's vision for innovation bureau needs new approach in Legco

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam As chief executive pursues innovation bureau plan, he may end up bogged down by reality Leung's vision for innovation needs new approach at Legco With the budget filibuster ... by the budget filibuster. After setting housing and livelihood issues as his top priority, Leung understands that now is the time to prioritise innovation and do something about Hong Kong's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Political questions can give insight into young minds

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... and the filibuster campaigns in the city- were key topics in the exam. A number of pupils chose the two questions, according to supervisors at the exam venues. Some supervisors suggested that it could ... not understand the word filibuster. So they had no idea how to answer the compulsory questions," he said. After all, political philosophy has been a subject for top thinkers for generations who ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Time for Beijing to accept HK is about more than money

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... branches and the legislature highlighted by filibustering in Legco; and, of course, the intensifying tension between Hong Kong and the mainland. This tension has spurred the growth of a Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Protesters fighting Tolo Harbour beach marching against the tide

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... after the chief executive dropped a controversial idea to restructure the government because of legislators' filibustering, the Legco Finance Committee, burdened with plenty of unfinished ...



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