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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-01-31
Newswrap

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Lawmaker raises doubts over Carrie Lam's explanation  Listenfacebook
A lawmaker says he finds it hard to believe that Chief Executive Carrie Lam had no idea of what was going on before election authorities banned Demosisto’s Agnes Chow from taking part in the Legco by-election in March. Lam had said she was not in Hong Kong at the time the decision was made because she was attending the World Economic Forum in Davos. Alvin Yeung from the Civic Party said he believes she was highly involved, if not calling the shots. He spoke to Jim Gould.
More wartime bombs lying underground in Wan Chai  Listenfacebook
Local historian Tony Banham says he is not surprised that another wartime explosive has been unearthed at the MTR’s Wan Chai construction site for the Sha Tin to Central Link. He said the area was bombed heavily during World War Two and can guarantee many bombs are still lying underground there. Banham told Annemarie Evans that they are also volatile and dangerous.
Trump's State of the Union address was aimed at getting things done  Listenfacebook
The executive director of the Hong Kong America Center Glenn Shive says US President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address seems to have momentum to get things done. He said Trump did not appear to have a concerted or clear plan on how he would implement his proposals. Shive told Annemarie Evans that the address also provided the Republicans an opportunity to prepare for their campaign for the mid-term elections in November.