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  1. Government takes us for fools when it comes to true cost of Legco filibuster

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The propensity of the average person to fall for every accusation brought by the administration and the establishment when it comes to the mantra on costs trotted out to stymie opposition to preferred policies, however unpalatable, never ceases to amaze. Take the billions reportedly lost through the recent filibustering in the Legislative Council of the proposed by-election legislation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002004/government-takes-us-fools-when-it-comes-true-cost-legco-filibuster
  2. Under fire, Legco chief reflects on his role

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to jeopardise the 'dignity' of the chamber. Referring to recent filibuster attempts made by pro-democrat lawmakers to block the cabinet restructuring plan proposed by chief executive-elect ... filibuster attempts, while pro-establishment lawmakers said he was being too lenient in allowing pan-democrats to lengthen Legco debates to block the cabinet restructuring exercise. People's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004854/under-fire-legco-chief-reflects-his-role
  3. No need for more Legco meetings

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chairman of the House Committee, which sets Legco's agenda. She was referring to attempts by some radical lawmakers to filibuster a bill barring lawmakers who resign from fighting by-elections ... for filibustering. It is not a matter of how much meeting time we have or how hard we work,' Lau said Lau instead proposed a review of the rules of procedure in the next term, particularly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006815/no-need-more-legco-meetings
  4. Legco ties with administration 'may worsen'

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... changing the rules of procedures to curb filibusters. Leung's government restructuring proposal failed to pass yesterday owing to filibustering by the three radical pan-democratic lawmakers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007106/legco-ties-administration-may-worsen
  5. Legco delays defer daunting workload

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and 17 resolutions. The latter includes Leung's restructuring plan, the reason behind radical lawmakers last month mounting a filibuster against the by-election bill to bring the legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005131/legco-delays-defer-daunting-workload
  6. Released activist ready to run for Legco seat

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'I didn't go in earlier because I had to participate in the filibuster in Legco', said Leung, referring to efforts by radical pan-democrats to block the passage of a bill to curb ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002130/released-activist-ready-run-legco-seat
  7. 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
  8. Comment - Blogs

    Electile dysfunction

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 04:20pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... and force his cronies to scramble for a counter move. During the last Legco session, Wong and his faithful sidekick Albert Chan (陳偉業) played tag team in a series of filibusters that ultimately ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1030842/electile-dysfunction

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