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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Legco panel approves transport subsidy scheme

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 03:28pm by Phila Siu

    ... in the filibuster-hobbled Finance Committee. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said on Monday the government may rearrange the order in which proposals are tabled in the Finance Committee, to prevent the changes to the Work Incentive Transport Subsidy Scheme from being further delayed by a filibuster. He was speaking in the Legislative Council’s manpower panel, which approved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1096494/legco-panel-approves-transport-subsidy-scheme
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Minimum wage increase proposal to be put to Legco

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... and moderate. He believed that it would not be delayed by lawmakers' filibustering, as happened to the Old Age Living Allowance proposal. "This is a reasonable level … and I am confident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1103970/minimum-wage-increase-proposal-be-put-legco

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