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  1. Rise in popularity for activist lawmaker

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the main advocates of filibustering in the Legislative Council's scrutiny of a by-election bill. They also used other delaying tactics to stall discussion on the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007672/rise-popularity-activist-lawmaker
  2. Conspicuous by their ABSENCE

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as they returned him to the seat,' Li said. 'Maybe their standard in picking lawmakers differs from that of the general public.' Some legislators say a filibuster by radical pan-democratic ... in by-elections. A total of 1,300 amendments to the bill were tabled, more than 1,200 submitted by People Power Legco member Albert Chan Wai-yip, and the filibuster threatened to derail government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014123/conspicuous-their-absence
  3. Liberals fall out of favour

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... including members' motions. The more than 1,300 items stemming from filibuster attempts were not included in the analysis. But the Liberals skipped 51.8 per cent of the votes among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1014223/liberals-fall-out-favour

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