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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004707/revamp-likely-be-pushed-back-october
  2. Rush on anti-graft law for chief executive

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the 110-hour filibuster on the controversial by-election bill, which was passed on Friday. '[Federation of Trade Unions honorary president] Chan Yuen-han supported our impeachment proposal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003002/rush-anti-graft-law-chief-executive
  3. Legco chief weathers another storm

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the first time powers in the rules of procedure to halt debate on the bill, abruptly killing the 33-hour marathon filibuster. Li Gang, deputy director of the central government's liaison ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001342/legco-chief-weathers-another-storm
  4. Letters

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at what I saw. While I agree that filibustering has its place in democratic politics, I consider that some restrictions should be imposed on this tactic, such as what is known ... for too long. I watched the two People's Power members, Albert Chan Wai-yip and Wong Yuk-man, and the League of Social Democrats member Leung Kwok-hung, indulging in filibustering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006636/letters
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005576/cys-challenging-juggling-act

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