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  1. High Court rejects judicial review of end to filibuster

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a filibuster by democrats. Tsang had on Thursday invoked for the first time powers in the Legco's rules of procedure to stop a 33-hour debate on a controversial bill to restrict by-elections. ... it with Wong. Of his decision to accept the filibuster- 1,300 amendments to the proposal tabled by People's Power legislators- Tsang said he was 'suffering from my own deeds'. 'I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001492/high-court-rejects-judicial-review-end-filibuster
  2. Who said it?

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... My nature wouldn't allow me to sit by and disregard what was going on Activist Chen Guangcheng, who refuses to be silenced by exile It would be absurd to elevate the right to express opinions to a constitutional right to filibuster A High Court rejects a motion filed by lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung President [Mitt] Romney stands up to China on trade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002008/who-said-it
  3. All-night debates floated as Legco adjourns again

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government-friendly camp pressed for round-the-clock meetings to push the measure through. The three radical lawmakers pursuing a filibuster of the law, which would ban legislators who resign from fighting ... is not approved by the end of the legislative term in July. Bills not approved will die. Leung waded into the debate over the filibuster last night, warning that the lawmakers behind the delaying tactic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000748/all-night-debates-floated-legco-adjourns-again

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