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  1. Revamp likely to be pushed back to October

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the structure set up by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Radical democrats have vowed to continue filibustering attempts in the coming weeks in the wake of a surprise defeat on Thursday of a motion to fast-track ... filibuster on electoral changes- said yesterday, adding that he had prepared loads of speaking material for the upcoming debates. In Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office director Wang Guangya ...

  2. No honeymoon for C.Y. Leung after all

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... restructuring plans and the lawmakers' filibustering tactics. These antics might have turned off many people, but they are to be expected from troublesome lawmakers such as Wong Yuk-man. ...

  3. Political deadlock needs to be broken

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the pan-democrats' filibustering tactics against the contentious by-election bill is an example. Arguably, the wrangling in Legco is part of the political process and falls within the rules. But it does ...

  4. Restructuring plan faces race against time

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the proposals, which include the creation of new bureaus, be approved before he takes office on July 1. People Power lawmakers, who led last month's filibuster stand-off over the by-election reform ...

  5. Letters

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... legislation (like taking away the right to nominate a candidate or standing for election, as outlined in the by-election bill). When it comes to unjust laws like this amendment bill, a filibuster ... appropriate decisions when it comes to lawmakers and procedures ('Halted filibuster starts new storm', May 18). Mr Tsang was considerate enough to allow lawmakers from the minority parties ...

  6. Inefficiency reigns, says C.Y., urging a shake-up

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But filibustering in the legislature on controversial amendments to the electoral law may delay its scrutiny of his revamp, while pan-democrats are demanding a full public consultation on the overhaul. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. C.Y's challenging juggling act

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... on lawmakers' filibuster on the by-election bill,' he said, referring to an attempt by some radical legislators to talk out a proposal to ban lawmakers who resign from contesting by-elections ...



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