Friday, October 24, 2014   

Longer Legco sessions due to filibuster
(05-20 18:27)

The Legislative Council's Secretariat says the budget meetings over the next three days will be extended by one hour to 11pm to allow more time for the debate.
A group of radical pan-democrats are currently filibustering the bill to pressure the government to set up a universal pension scheme and give cash hand outs.
Legco's decision comes after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying called for the public to voice opposition to the filibuster -- which he says will soon affect the funding of essential services. --RTHK   
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