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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-03-15
Newswrap

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Police should conduct thorough review on gun holsters: legislator  Listenfacebook
Lawmaker Kenneth Leung has called on the police to conduct a thorough review on whether the holsters being used by police officers are effective enough to prevent people from snatching guns from them. Mr Leung, who’s also a member of Legco’s Security Panel, said the holsters were designed 25 years ago. He said it would be very dangerous if guns could be pulled out from them easily. Mr Leung was responding to an incident in Sha Tin in which a drunk man snatched an officer’s gun and fired three shots. He spoke to Annemarie Evans:
Complaints about online sales surge  Listenfacebook
The Consumer Council says the number of complaints it received about online sales shot up by 23 percent last year to nearly 4,000. And while just a small minority of those involved cash-on-delivery transactions, the watchdog said the 89 complaints they received were up sharply from the six it had in 2016. The watchdog said because the buyers were often required to pay up before the courier handed the goods over, they were unable to check if their orders were correct, and some of them were not able to contact the vendors afterwards. The council's Chief Executive, Gilly Wong, spoke to Ben Tse:
Spy spat between UK and Russia getting worse: correspondent  Listenfacebook
Britain has told the United Nations Security Council that Russia attacked one of its former double agents in an English city, using a chemical weapon so horrific that it's banned in war. Britain's charge d'affaires, Jonathan Allen, told an emergency meeting that Moscow has broken its obligations under the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. He said it had failed to disclose the novichok nerve agents it inherited from the former Soviet Union -- the ones Britain had said were used on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. Russia had insisted that it has nothing to do with the attack. RTHK’s Moscow correspondent, Fred Weir, told Annemarie Evans that the whole situation is getting worse: