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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-03-09
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Security guarantees, denuclearisation likely to top agenda at Trump-Kim summit  Listenfacebook
US President Donald Trump has agreed to an unprecedented meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, with a summit between the leaders to be held by May. Such a meeting would have been unthinkable just weeks ago, as the two leaders traded insults and the threat of nuclear war loomed large. But there have been several diplomatic breakthroughs in recent days, and now attention turns towards what to expect from the meeting. RTHK's correspondent in Seoul, Frank Smith, told Annemarie Evans that Pyeongyang will likely demand security guarantees and the US will want to see North Korea make moves towards denuclearisation.
Parents want BCA to be postponed for proper analysis  Listenfacebook
An alliance of parents' groups has stepped up its opposition to a controversial test for primary-three students. The alliance's spokeswoman, Annie Cheung, says teachers are actually teaching for the Basic Competency Assessments, which means teachers are still drilling students for the tests. She told Jim Gould that they want the government to postpone the tests, so a proper analysis of the whole system can take place.
Hong Kong cricketers take heart from Afghanistan win  Listenfacebook
Hong Kong’s cricketers are refocusing their efforts on Zimbabwe, after reigniting their ICC World Cup qualifying campaign with a 30-run win over Afghanistan. The win was Hong Kong’s first in the group stage, and first-ever win against a full member nation in a 50-over match. The victory put them third in their group, where a top three finish will see them through to the next phase. Hong Kong coach Simon Cook told Jim Gould that they’ll approach the next match against Zimbabwe in exactly the same way.