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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    US Senator Ted Cruz resorts to filibuster to block Obamacare

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT, Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... year. Cruz's lonely stand was not technically a filibuster. The first vote in a long process to get to a final showdown was set for yesterday, and Cruz cannot prevent that vote. Senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317724/us-senator-ted-cruz-resorts-marathon-speech-block-obamacare
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam issues warning on Occupy Central shutdown at talk with civil servants

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:33am by Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam

    ... report "might have an impact on civil servants, but did not explain why". The meeting also covered the resources and retirement age of the civil service and filibustering in Legco, Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550921/occupy-central-tops-agenda-top-level-legco-meeting-uniformed-service
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong's Leung Chun-ying should forgo desire for a second chief executive term

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com CY should forgo desire for second term Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying does not strike me as an unintelligent man. So I am scratching my head as to why he still insists there is no real problem between the legislative and executive branches. It's not just endless filibustering by a few malcontents in Legco, as he has claimed. It is war in all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1550618/hong-kongs-leung-chun-ying-should-forgo-desire-second-chief
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:31am by STAFF

    ... The backlog was caused by filibustering of a government request for preliminary funding for new towns in the New Territories. Ng Leung-sing chairs the meeting after he survived a no-confidence vote. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1551471/talking-points
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco chief Jasper Tsang rules out ‘Long Hair’ amendments to budget

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... acts on budget filibuster Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing has thrown out more than half of the proposed amendments to the government budget after rejecting the majority of those tabled by a radical pan-democrat planning to filibuster the bill. Tsang rejected 957 of the 1,507 amendments put forward by League of Social Democrats chairman "Long Hair" Leung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486212/legco-chief-jasper-tsang-rules-out-long-hair-amendments-budget
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council could face major surgery as government plans reforms

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... within the year, but the source said it was not clear how long the bill would take to pass as "there are always hold-ups and filibusters in Legco". Lau has already advocated extra lay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555353/medical-council-could-face-major-surgery-government-plans-reforms
  7. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    Paul Chan declares 'storage box' interest

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by JEFFIE, JOYCE, TONY

    ... and impartially." Tony Cheung   Japan popular with holidaying pan-dems Leaving behind weeks of filibustering in the legislature, our honourable lawmakers can finally get some respite from the non-stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555382/paul-chan-declares-storage-box-interest
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Finance chief urges lawmakers to back funding for new towns, despite protests

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang Chun-wah said on his blog that a filibuster attempt in the Legislative Council's Finance Committee over a government request for HK$340 million for preliminary work had created ... completely? Even if the projects are deferred with a view to narrowing down the opposing views, could it actually prevent future filibusters? If projects are to be abandoned for good, should we allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538466/new-town-consensus-impossible-john-tsang
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Report on public consultation for electoral reform 'may be released this week'

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Gary Cheung

    ... due to filibustering by pan-democrats. And with radical lawmakers threatening to use delaying tactics again at this week's meeting, it is uncertain whether Lam will be able to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548190/report-public-consultation-electoral-reform-may-be-released-week
  10. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Problems between Legco and Leung stretch to Beijing

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Tammy Tam

    ... the problem is within Legco, where a few lawmakers are repeatedly using filibusters to block the government from functioning. But the problem could go beyond Legco. At that chaotic Q&A session, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553479/problems-between-legco-and-leung-stretch-beijing

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