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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. 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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...



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