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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...



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