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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmaker Dennis Kwok to oppose proposed curbs on filibusters

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to oppose curbs on filibusters New legal-sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok Wing-hang says he is ready to challenge any effort by the pro-government camp to prevent filibustering by tightening the Legco ... restructuring plan from being passed before the end of the last Legco session. While acknowledging that filibusters "come at a heavy price", Kwok said any tightening of the rules would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1042589/lawmaker-dennis-kwok-oppose-proposed-curbs-filibusters
  2. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    Bullies, bravehearts and deviations

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by TONY CHEUNG AND JOSHUA BUT

    ... insisted that Tsang had not been fair. Tony Cheung and Joshua But   Opting out is in for mainstreamers The filibustering by the radicals has not only pushed the government to the edge ... the filibusters and when Legco president Jasper Tsang decided to end it, they decided not to back that, either. As all debate on the 710 amendments was halted and they were put to the vote, the mainstream ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1238415/bullies-bravehearts-and-deviations
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco president Jasper Tsang vows not to surrender on filibusters

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony,cheung@scmp.com Jasper Tsang says he will fight any obstructive tactics by pan-democrats in the next session Legco president vows no surrender on filibusters The man who brought lawmakers' marathon 33-hour filibuster to an end said he would do it again as he staked his claim for a second four-year term as president of the Legislative Council. Jasper Tsang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1053995/legco-president-jasper-tsang-vows-not-surrender-filibusters
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    People Power warns of heavy tactics to get its point across in Legco

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

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Filibusters and 'bodily' actions just two of the tactics radical democrats may use to make their voices heard, says lawmaker Wong Yuk-man People Power party vows to get tough in new Legco People Power lawmaker Wong Yuk-man has warned of disruptions in the new Legislative Council session. His group will launch filibusters over issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056508/people-power-warns-heavy-tactics-get-its-point-across-legco
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco chief suggests combining debates

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung A mega merger of multiple sessions sparked by filibustering is among Jasper Tsang's options to strike balance between debate and practicality Legco chief suggests combining debates The head of the legislature is mulling two options to kill filibusters launched by radical lawmakers so as to cut short the delay in the approval of the budget. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1224096/legco-chief-suggests-combining-debates

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