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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Setback on filibustering as pan-democrats debate killed off

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Setback on filibustering as debate killed off The pan-democratic camp's fight to retain the right to filibuster in the legislature suffered a setback yesterday, when the Finance Committee cut off a debate - itself facing a filibuster - on how to amend its own rules. When the meeting began, the committee was due to discuss a proposal from its ...

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    Pan-democrats defeat finance committee filibuster block again

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Pro-government camp's bid to change procedures fails after 1,244 amendments Filibuster blocked again by democrats The pan-democrats stalled the pro-government camp's attempt to block filibusters on the Legislative Council Finance Committee yesterday for the second time in a month. At the end of a two-hour meeting, the committee failed ...

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    Democrats push for vote on old age allowance

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 02:36pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... and the New People’s Party – also support an early vote to let elderly people receive the benefits soon. Meanwhile, maverick lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung has prepared to stage a filibuster ...

  4. Don't try shortcut, C.Y. Leung is warned

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the many discussions about them are a form of filibuster. Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, chairwoman of the establishment subcommittee, said it would be a rare exception to scrutinise expense items ...



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