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  1. Hong Kong needs a time-out from self-serving legislators

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung In the Western mindset, filibustering is procedurally correct and therefore lawful. This is based on several thousand years of blind belief that law is ultimately traced ... filibustering as a practice is by itself neither good nor bad, but a procedural loophole that can serve a purpose. If that purpose is good, then it is OK; but if it is bad, then no way. In other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001911/hong-kong-needs-time-out-self-serving-legislators
  2. A cool head takes on Legco's 'hot kitchen'

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... impartiality came to the fore in May, when radical lawmakers attempted to filibuster a bill that would have banned legislators who resigned from running in by-elections for six months. After 33 hours ... and filibusters, handling the city's lawmakers won't be such a hot potato after all. Kenneth Chen Wei-on Age 47 Previously Undersecretary for education, July 2008-June 2012; held various senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014150/cool-head-takes-legcos-hot-kitchen
  3. Letters

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for almost an hour. He eventually departed under police escort. A day before, at the July 1 march, there were some people holding banners in support of C. Y. and against the filibuster tactics ... punish Leung Chun-ying for making a now irrevocable mistake at the expense of getting things done in government. Leung needs to govern Hong Kong. The ongoing filibuster, in addition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006283/letters
  4. Public Eye

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... word - sorry. Like them or not, filibusters are part of a real democracy We all want democracy, right? And we want the real kind, right? So why all the moral grandstanding against radical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000434/public-eye

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