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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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RTHK Newsroom

2017-02-17
Friday

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Public angry over jailing of policemen: Priscilla Leung   Listenfacebook
A legislator from the pro-establishment Business and Professionals Alliance, Priscilla Leung, says the jailing of seven policemen for assaulting pro-democracy activist Ken Tsang has led to a lot of public discontent. She said some sections of the society are sympathetic to the convicted seven as they have a good record. She also told Annemarie Evans that she thinks the jailed officers will appeal against their sentence:
Attacks cast doubt on Pakistan's ability to control militants   Listenfacebook
A crackdown by Pakistan security forces has resulted in the death of dozens of militants. This follows a suicide bombing in a Sufi shrine that left at least 80 people dead – one of the worst in recent years. RTHK's South Asia correspondent Murali Krishnan told Annemarie Evans the attacks raised questions about the ability of Pakistani authorities to rein in militant groups: