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  1. Filibuster tactics win few friends

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the first place. Arguably, filibustering is part of the parliamentary process. Lawmakers are entitled to pursue their course as long as it is within the rules. The bill to plug the so-called ... Filibustering tactics will not help win public support. ...

  2. Filibustering buys lawmakers more time to fight bill

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com A last-minute filibuster on the copyright amendment ordinance has bought a three- to four-week delay for angry internet users to fight for the withdrawal ... work. The filibuster move came as other pan-democrats remained split on whether to support a government amendment- to which they had once agreed- that would exempt 'secondary ...

  3. Bracing for 'torment' of a marathon Legco session

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip in a filibuster. A suggestion by House Committee chairwoman Miriam Lau Kin-yee to drop the standard one minute's notice before voting on each ... months. Lau made the proposal as 'some lawmakers feel tormented' by the thousands of one-minute notices. Federation of Trade Unions lawmaker Pan Pey-chyou called the filibuster ...

  4. Debate on election law faces halt again

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by-elections they hoped- in vain, as it turned out- would be a de facto referendum on democratisation. The two People Power lawmakers filed 1,306 amendments as part of a filibuster intended to force ...

  5. No political snooping under spy bill, security chief to tell Legco

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... [dealing with subversion] and this statement will also be made.' Democratic Party chairman Lee Wing-tat said his colleagues would not filibuster the meeting nor try to 'ambush' ...



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