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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Welfare minister broke deadlock over funding for new old age allowance

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung to continue filibustering the proposal. On television yesterday, Leung apologised to those elderly people who would not pass a means test to qualify for the allowance. He said he had not decided whether to try a filibuster during scrutiny of the budget. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1100988/welfare-minister-broke-deadlock-over-funding-new-old-age-allowance
  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, December 24, 2012

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... councillors who have put individual political rights above the interests of the community. Efforts to filibuster and block a government decision to dole out a living allowance to senior citizens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1111745/letters-editor-december-24-2012

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