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  1. Push to shield courts from cutbacks

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... for the judiciary. Public spending cuts applied across the board by the government as it seeks to tackle the fiscal deficit could hit the court system hard. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang used his speech ...

  2. Judiciary needs support: top judge

    Posted Aug 25th 2003, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... lacking in any real fiscal justification.' ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Jasper Tsang warns of 'fiscal cliff' if budget filibuster drags on

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:00am by Tanna Chong and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Tanna Chong and Ng Kang-chung Tsang warns filibuster heading to a 'fiscal cliff' Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing yesterday warned of a "fiscal ... get prepared and think about measures to prevent the so-called fiscal cliff." Speaking after a meeting of Legco's committee on rules of procedure, Tsang said it was inappropriate ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Contingency plan on agenda for Hong Kong's 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Joshua But and Ng Kang-chung

    ... on agenda for 'fiscal cliff' Senior officials from each of the government departments will gather on Thursday to come up with contingency plans for a "fiscal cliff" - a scenario ... and more consultation on the universal pension scheme. Last Thursday, Leung said if the bill was not passed ahead of the deadline, Hong Kong would be facing a "fiscal cliff ...

  5. News - World - US ECONOMY

    What is the 'fiscal cliff' in the US and its implications?

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse What is the 'fiscal cliff' and its implications? The "fiscal cliff" is a combination of dramatic spending cuts and tax increases mandated to take ... the US economy is a primary driver of the global economy, we could see the world markets slow down if the US goes over the fiscal cliff.   ...

  6. News - China

    China’s top daily tells US to avoid fiscal cliff or lose clout

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:51pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing China’s top newspaper scolded the United States on Friday for shirking responsibility as a superpower by prolonging uncertainty over how it will avoid a “fiscal cliff ... between Democrats and Republicans in Washington on Thursday had failed to reach agreement over how to prevent the United States toppling off a fiscal cliff. The US economy may sink into recession ...

  7. News - World

    US job market shrugs off fears of 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 11:31am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... The US job market proved resilient in December despite fears that a budget impasse in Washington would send the economy over the fiscal cliff and trigger growth-killing tax hikes ... that many employers tuned out the fracas in the nation’s capital. The threat wasn’t averted until a deal won final passage on New Year’s Day. Rather than hold back until the fiscal cliff ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    What the chicken game teaches us about the fiscal cliff

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... Tom Yam Game theory can help predict the likely outcome of the war of nerves between Republicans and Democrats over the US budget in 2013 What chicken game teaches us about fiscal cliff Is the United States about to leap off its "fiscal cliff" and drag the rest of us into the economic abyss? Game theory tells us that this is not likely. President Barack Obama ...

  9. News - World - US ECONOMY

    All eyes on Republicans as House set to vote on 'fiscal cliff' deal

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Senate backs last-minute bill to avoid 'fiscal cliff' but horse trading continues on Capitol Hill White House, Republicans reach last-minute ... of the Senate voted overwhelmingly by 89-8 to pass a controversial bill that averts the so-called "fiscal cliff". President Barack Obama urged the House to "pass it without delay". ...

  10. News - World - US ECONOMY: ANALYSIS

    Republicans reach out to Joe Biden to help resolve 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... the so-called fiscal cliff and let them take the blame. Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, met and failed to complete a deal. Boehner left McConnell to take over. In the eleventh ... to avert the fiscal cliff, said a congressional Republican familiar with the negotiations. Biden returned McConnell's call soon after and the two men spoke about a half dozen times before ...




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