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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-04-20
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Mainland officials not very eager to collect HK people's views: political analyst   Listenfacebook
Political analyst, Joseph Cheng, says mainland officials who have been paying frequent visits to Hong Kong don’t appear to be very eager to collect the views of the people in the city. He said they tend to engage in what he called “one-way communication” and only seem to be interested in explaining Beijing’s policies towards the territory to senior Hong Kong officials. The former chairman of the National People’s Congress Law Committee, Qiao Xiaoyang, who is visiting Hong Kong, told senior officials that the rise of pro-independence sentiment in the city was hurtful. But Cheng said Qiao was sensible enough not to raise the saga surrounding University of Hong Kong law professor Benny Tai or the issue of enactment of national security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law. He told Annemarie Evans that if he had done so, he could have been accused of interfering in Hong Kong’s internal affairs:
Young children should not travel to Okinawa: medical expert  Listenfacebook
Infectious disease experts have advised children under one-year-old not to travel to Okinawa in Japan in view of an outbreak of measles there. At least 65 people have caught the highly infectious disease in the popular holiday destination since late last month. In Hong Kong, babies are immunized against the disease when they are one. A council member of the Hong Kong Medical Association, Dr Tong Kai-sing, who’s also a pediatrician, spoke to Jim Gould:
Indian man reunited with family after 40 years  Listenfacebook
An Indian man who disappeared 40 years ago has been reunited with his family after his brother recognised him in a YouTube video that went viral. Khomdram Gambhir Singh went missing from Manipur state when he was 26 in 1978. His family heard nothing for decades. Then they saw a video of him singing a Hindi song for money on a Mumbai street, 3,300 kilometres away. RTHK’s Delhi correspondent, Murali Krishnan, spoke to Annemarie Evans: