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Situation at cruise terminal not that bad: academic Listen
An academic says the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal will take time to build up business. The chair professor at the Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Cathy Hsu, says data actually shows the number of passengers and ships using the terminal have been increasing. But she tells Annemarie Evans that it’s surprising that passengers are not spending as much as forecast.
Sentencing of two pharmacy workers will send out strong message: watchdog Listen
The Consumer Council says the sentencing of two pharmacy workers for overcharging a mainland tourist HK$50,000 for menthol drops they originally told her would cost just HK$60, will send out a strong message to those who intend to engage in such practices. Its Chief Executive, Gilly Wong, says consumers should always be on the alert when making purchases to avoid being cheated. She speaks to Jim Gould.
China launches aircraft carrier Listen
China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of projecting power onto the high seas. Adorned with colourful ribbons, the ship was "transferred from a dry dock into the water at the launch ceremony" in the northeastern port city of Dalian. RTHK's Beijing correspondent, Paul James, speaks to Annemarie Evans about the ceremony.