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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats plan flood of filibusters

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 07:42pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Another mammoth filibuster is looming up again after pan-democrats on Friday revealed their plan to raise a vast number – some 270,000 – amendments to stall a proposal to block filibusters in the Legislative Council’s finance committee. The m ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democratic groups propose arrival tax of up to HK$100 to curb mainland visitors

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:33am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... "I haven't heard of any places in the world that charge an arrival tax," he said, adding that the government should figure out ways to cope with the flood of tourists instead ...

  3. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Newly formed Aam Aadmi Party makes waves across India

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 10:41pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... its communications strategy. "It is mindboggling. We're flooded. So many people want to join. It's as though they figure this is their chance to put their country on the right ...

  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Pro-Bo Xilai party not seen as threat in China, but demand for rights

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:12am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... year for writing two open letters in support of Bo, she was flooded with messages from his supporters. “In the space of 20 days I got more than 2,000 text messages and calls,” she said, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Plan to engage more activists in next June 4 vigil to 'send message' to Beijing

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by TONY CHEUNG AND JOSHUA BUT

    ... Police reported 54,000 attendees, down from 85,000 last year. The vigil came to an abrupt end last night as the heavy rain caused flooding and made electrical cables hazardous. Some attendees ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmaker Albert Ho may sacrifice 'super seat' for democracy fight

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... of resignation was cited in a four-step road map laid out yesterday by constitutional law academic Benny Tai Yiu-ting that could eventually see Central flooded with 10,000 protesters to demand universal ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Xi Jinping's guidelines to cut back extravagance go into effect

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... harvest, or flood or drought season. Anhui went a step further, declaring that no meetings could be convened during the first week of each month. Provincial meetings, with few exceptions, should ...



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