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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The people suffer when there's too much politicking

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... effectively ended 29 hours of filibustering by "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung. The government says the approval for the new posts implies support for the allowance. Subject to the budget's ... the filibuster appears to have brought nothing more than frustration and delay. Political gain has to be weighed against the consequences. In the case of the old-age allowance, it is the loss not just ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No quick fix to our complex problems

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... but opposing lawmakers prevented it by filibustering. In the subsequent six to seven months, his team has accomplished things. It has imposed a zero quota for mainland women giving birth here. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lawmakers need to get serious

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by JIMMY

    ... threatened to drag out the procedures with filibustering. Others intend to use of the vote to force the government to give fresh consideration to a universal old-age-pension scheme, which was ruled ...



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