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Newswrap
Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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RTHK Newsroom

2018-04-19
Newswrap

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Football match-fixing cases declining: Football Association  Listenfacebook
The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Football Association, Mark Sutcliffe, says cases of match-fixing are declining in the territory. He said the association has done a lot of work to deal with the problem, but admitted local players weren’t being paid as much as some international football teams. Sutcliffe’s comments came after four former local football players were found not guilty by the District Court of match-fixing. He spoke to Annemarie Evans:
"Hong Kong communities" should be set up in the mainland  Listenfacebook
A think tank says a good way to ease the SAR’s housing woes would be to set up new Hong Kong communities across the border. The Business and Professionals Federation said these "Hong Kong cities" would offer cheaper and more spacious housing. The suggestion echoes something similar that was mooted by the DAB recently. The federation's vice chairwoman, Vicky Davies, spoke to Ben Tse:
Duterte authorised investigation into nun who was detained  Listenfacebook
Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, has said he personally authorised an investigation into an Australian nun who was detained earlier this week. Sister Patricia Fox, aged 71, was held by immigration authorities in Manila on Monday after being accused of political activity that breached her visa. She was released the following day without charge, and has denied any wrongdoing. Duterte accused her of "disorderly conduct" and warned that foreign critics of his government faced being deported. Annemarie Evans asked RTHK’s Manila correspondent, Alan Robles, why Duterte was incensed by an elderly nun: