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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-04-16
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Government urged to step up regulations of use of chemicals in food  Listenfacebook
The Consumer Council says it has found that 18 margarine brands available in Hong Kong contain the chemical genotoxic carcinogen glycidol which has been linked to cancer. No international threshold has been set for the chemical but European authorities have advised people to keep it "as low as reasonably achievable". The council's Chief Executive Gilly Wong said the Hong Kong government should step up regulations of the use of chemicals in food. She spoke to Jim Gould:

Hong Kong's movie industry does have a future: film critic  Listenfacebook
Veteran director Ann Hui's wartime epic "Our Time Will Come" was the big winner at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, taking home five awards, including best film and best director. Louis Koo and Teresa Mo, meanwhile, won their maiden Best Actor and Best Actress awards -- Koo for his role in "Paradox" and Mo for playing a mother taking care of her autistic son in "Tomorrow is Another Day". The awards ceremony honoured the top films in Hong Kong in the past year amid ongoing questions about the future of the local movie industry. Film critic Daniel Chan told Annemarie Evans that Hong Kong's movie industry does have a future:
Weibo.com reverses it decision on gay content  Listenfacebook
One of the mainland’s top social networking sites have said it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry. Weibo.com was flooded over the weekend with the hashtags "I'm Gay" and “I’m Not a Pervert” after the Twitter-like platform said that cartoons and short videos with pornographic, violent or gay subject matter would be investigated over a three-month period. The company said the investigation will now focus primarily on pornographic and violent material. Amnesty International China Researcher William Nee spoke to Annemarie Evans about the latest development: