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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-04-30
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Medical procedure involved very high risk: patients' group  Listenfacebook
The chairman of Hong Kong Patients' Voices, Alex Lam, says it is difficult to say whether the incident involving a 16-year-old girl who was left half paralysed while undergoing treatment at the United Christian Hospital last year could have been avoided. He said the procedure she underwent involved very high risk and could even have resulted in death. An investigation by the hospital found there was no human error involved and that the doctor in charge had followed all the necessary protocols. Lam spoke to Annemarie Evans:
Pro-democracy lawmakers stage sit-in protest at rail terminus  Listenfacebook
Several pro-democracy lawmakers have staged a brief sit-in protest at the future express rail terminus in West Kowloon, after they were denied access to a designated mainland port area not included in a tour they were being given of the site. They wanted to find out whether or not there was a clear boundary between Hong Kong and the mainland, but MTR staff rejected their request. Civic Party lawmaker, Jeremy Tam, who joined the site visit and was at the protest, spoke to Jim Gould:
Largest attack on the media: correspondent  Listenfacebook
At least 25 people, including nine journalists, have been killed in a double suicide bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The French news agency AFP's chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, was among the dead. Dozens more were injured. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the bloodshed. RTHK’s correspondent in Kabul, Jennifer Glasse, told Annemarie Evans that it was the largest attack on the media in Afghanistan’s modern history: