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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2017-03-21
Tuesday

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Disappointment over review of fare adjustment mechanism  Listenfacebook
The Coalition to Monitor Public Transport and Utilities has expressed disappointment at the review of MTR's fare adjustment mechanism. Its spokesman, Richard Tsoi, says the railway has been making huge profits over the years. He tells Jim Gould that 10 percent of its profits should be returned to passengers in the form of fare concessions.

Banks facing difficulty in tracking fund movements  Listenfacebook
RTHK’s London correspondent, Peter Anderson, says it is virtually impossible for banks to monitor the movement of huge amounts of money between large number of people and countries. He said the vast money laundering operation run by Russian organised crime involved hundreds of people and nearly 100 countries. Anderson tells Annemarie Evans that this had made the tracking of suspicious activities very difficult.
22 ethnic minority Hongkongers willing to serve on advisory boards  Listenfacebook
Tuesday was the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and the Zubin Foundation think tank has published a list profiling 22 ethnic minority Hongkongers who are qualified, and willing to join government advisory boards. It is urging the government to use the list as reference to make its advisory bodies more diverse. Annemarie Evans asked the founder of the think tank, Shalini Mahtani, how under-represented ethnic minorities are in government bodies in general.