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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With filibuster, lawmakers play politics at others' expense

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFREY LAM

    ... Radical lawmakers should stop their overdose of filibuster tactics, given that the harm they've done has already had a big impact on the government and people's livelihood. Before they launched their plan to delay the budget vote in the Legislative Council, the radicals had started filibustering to reject the government's request for HK$100 million to aid Sichuan earthquake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1224030/filibuster-lawmakers-play-politics-others-expense
  2. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Lam regrets filibuster over quake donation

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee and Lo Wei

    ... Colleen Lee and Lo Wei Chief Secretary tells lawmakers not to 'make a mountain out of a molehill' after failure to decide on contribution to disaster relief effort Lam regrets filibuster over quake donation Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was disappointment yesterday after lawmakers failed to vote on a proposal to donate HK$100 million to the Sichuan earthquake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1222423/lam-regrets-filibuster-over-quake-donation
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Radical legislators threaten to block approval of HK$100m for quake aid

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND COLLEEN LEE

    ... Council today over the use of a HK$100 million donation to help Sichuan earthquake victims, with radical pan-democrats threatening to block approval with a filibuster. Some people fear ... suggestions of government-to-government donations in a special Finance Committee meeting. People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip said the party would not rule out launching another filibuster ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221764/radical-legislators-threaten-block-approval-hk100m-quake-aid
  4. News - Hong Kong - SICHUAN EARTHQUAKE

    Legco approves HK$100m Sichuan quake donation

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 05:41pm by Colleen Lee, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... efforts yesterday, despite earlier worries over a possible filibuster. In a 37-23 vote, with pan-democrat Dr Joseph Lee Kok-long abstaining and with the support of pro-establishment lawmakers, ... filibustered to delay passage of the government's budget. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor had urged legislators not to delay the vote on relief, stressing the urgency of providing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1229296/legco-approves-hk100m-yaan-earthquake-donation
  5. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Party paper claims most Hong Kong people back Sichuan quake aid

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... the controversy. The pan-democrats have said they will not support any government-to-government donation, and others have threatened to mount a filibuster. Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1227024/party-paper-claims-most-hong-kong-people-back-aid
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Leung defends quake donation against critics, citing 'love and care for compatriots'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 01:00pm by Lai Ying-kit and Tony Cheung

    ... Chan Wai-yip said he might launch a filibuster. He said his party would oppose the funding proposal unless the use of the money could be made transparent. At least two other lawmakers, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221383/leung-defends-quake-donation-against-critics-citing-love-and-care

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