Thursday, October 2, 2014   

Filibuster poses risk of fiscal cliff: CE
(05-09 16:57)

Chief Executive Leung Chung-ying has warned that Hong Kong will face a "fiscal cliff" if the budget bill is the Legislative Council does not pass the budget bill by the middle of this month.
Four radical pro-democracy lawmakers are staging a filibuster on the budget to push for a universal pension scheme, RTHK reports.
Speaking at a question and answer session in Legco, Leung said their protest could have "dire" and "irreversible" consequences.
Four lawmakers from the League of Social Democrats and People Power, including Leung Kwok-hung (pictured), were expelled from the chamber after staging a noisy protest against Leung.
   
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