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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Filibustering legislators feel the heat

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu believes that the uncharacteristic 'olive branch' offered by filibustering legislators is as self-serving as it appears Desperate ploy I applaud People Power ... the filibuster circus at the legislature should it agree to their watered-down "conditions". Isn't "compromise" a dirty word for Chan and his colleagues? Doesn't the entire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1236137/filibustering-legislators-feel-heat
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco president Jasper Tsang orders end to budget bill filibuster

    Posted May 13th 2013, 01:12pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The president of the Legislative Council on Monday ordered to end a filibuster on the budget bill by Tuesday. Jasper Tsang Yok-sing ordered that the remaining 131 debates ... it seriously weakened Legco’s role as a check and balance to the executive arm. People Power’s Wong Yuk-man, one of four legislators who launched the filibuster, shouted angrily at Tsang. “Shame ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236703/legco-president-jasper-tsang-orders-end-budget-bill-filibuster
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibusters disrupt 11 planned events

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony,cheung@scmp.com Filibusters disrupt 11 planned events Ongoing filibustering by radical politicians derailed 10 scheduled panel meetings at the legislature ... protection. The filibustering is a protest against the omission of a universal pension scheme from the proposed budget. The Legislative Council has delayed or called off events planned between April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1227772/filibusters-disrupt-11-planned-events
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung rules out deal with radicals to end filibuster

    Posted May 09th 2013, 08:41pm by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Meeting radicals' demands in exchange for end to delay tactic is inadvisable, he says C.Y. Leung rebuffs filibuster deal Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said meeting radical lawmakers' demands in exchange for an end to their filibustering of the budget bill was "extremely inadvisable". Leung also echoed earlier warnings the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1233880/cy-leung-warns-filibusters-dire-consequences
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With filibuster, lawmakers play politics at others' expense

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by JEFFREY LAM

    ... Radical lawmakers should stop their overdose of filibuster tactics, given that the harm they've done has already had a big impact on the government and people's livelihood. Before they launched their plan to delay the budget vote in the Legislative Council, the radicals had started filibustering to reject the government's request for HK$100 million to aid Sichuan earthquake ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1224030/filibuster-lawmakers-play-politics-others-expense
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Tsang agrees to ask radicals to stop filibustering

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Tsang agrees to ask radicals to stop filibustering Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will meet four radical pan-democrats on Friday to convince them to stop the filibustering that is blocking the passage of the budget bill, as it edges closer to the government's self-imposed deadline in mid-May. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1232631/tsang-agrees-ask-radicals-stop-filibustering
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pan-democrats should scrap the tired tactic of filibustering

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Scrap tired tactic of filibustering A political issue has, at long last, united pro-establishment lawmakers and mainstream pan-democrats in the legislature- the filibuster ... used filibusters to try to block a popular government plan to replace the "fruit money" of needy elderly with a higher monthly allowance of HK$2,200. Their objections delayed the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1217812/pan-democrats-should-scrap-tired-tactic-filibustering
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco Finance Committee approves HK$1.6b food-waste plant

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by FANNY FUNG

    ... such as the incinerator and landfills, which they have pledged to filibuster as part of their non-cooperation campaign, to be scheduled for later. But Tommy Cheung, of the pro-business Liberal Party, struck down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1624006/legco-finance-committee-approves-hk16b-food-waste-plant
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lift pranks, filibusters all in a day's work at Legco

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Colleen Lee

    ... Tony Cheung and Colleen Lee Delaying tactic by radicals to oppose the budget was nearly aided by what seemed to be practical jokes on three lawmakers Lift pranks and filibusters all ... lawmakers' filibustering. The plenary session could have been put off to next week, but three legislators who were held up in the lifts made it to the chamber each time to meet the quorum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1223134/lift-pranks-filibusters-all-days-work-legco
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco head approves budget amendments made in filibustering bid

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Legco head approves filibustering amendments Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing has- against government advice- approved more than 700 amendments tabled in the pan-democrats' filibustering bid on the budget bill. Radical lawmakers- including the League of Social Democrats' "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung and People ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220087/legco-head-approves-budget-amendments-made-filibustering-bid

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