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  1. Legco powerplay a shame

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... People Power legislators Albert Chan and Raymond Wong have raised more than 1,300 amendments to a bill since early May. Their filibustering move has triggered outrage. It is likely that the filibuster will go on until the government withdraws the by-election bill. Yet such political moves have many drawbacks. The longer filibustering goes on, the more it will cost the taxpayers. People ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001116/legco-powerplay-shame
  2. Who said it?

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... My life has been very difficult Legco president Tsang Yok-sing after marking his 65th birthday by killing pan-democrats' 33-hour filibuster Obama supports gay marriage. You would support a marriage to an animal eventually, then Japanese actor-director Takeshi Kitano, in remarks on a TV current affairs programme that enraged gay rights activists There were all sorts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001255/who-said-it
  3. Who said it?

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As a university student I often had overnight association meetings, but that was 30 years ago Constitutional and mainland affairs chief Raymond Tam Chi-yuen bemoans filibustering Before, we were fighting for our rights, we were protesting against China's oppression. But now we face a fight for our existence Exiled Uygur leader Rebiya Kadeer, speaking in Tokyo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001046/who-said-it
  4. Letters

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... troubling. Without coming out and saying it, he uses the recent incident of the Legco filibuster to call in to question the very idea of rule of law in Hong Kong. He contrasts a 'Western mindset' whose legal procedure trumps common sense as being responsible for the filibuster as opposed to the Chinese way where, 'legality has no overriding authority'. First, creating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002438/letters

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