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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-06-11
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Even one case of unregistered birth is too many, says lawmaker  Listenfacebook
The Ombudsman says the Immigration Department has done a better job in fighting the problem of parents failing to register the birth of their children, since the death of a 15-year-old-girl in April 2015, who plunged to her death from a luxury Repulse Bay flat. It was later discovered that the girl and her younger sister were born in Hong Kong but their parents had never registered their births. An investigation by the Ombudsman revealed there were 151 cases of unregistered births between 1990 and May 2015, with some youngsters only having their births registered at the age of 20 while seven mothers failed to register the births of more than one child. Labour Party legislator Fernando Cheung told Jim Gould that even one case was too many:
US president says there's "excitement in the air"  Listenfacebook
US President Donald Trump says there's "excitement in the air" ahead of his unprecedented summit with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday. The two are already in Singapore for the meeting which is designed to prevent a nuclear confrontation. American and North Korean officials have been holding preparatory talks. The White House held a briefing in Singapore ahead of Tuesday morning's summit. Voice of America's White House correspondent Steve Herman told Annemarie Evans what was said:
Migrants stranded on boat in the Mediterranean   Listenfacebook
A rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants, including dozens of children, is stranded in the Mediterranean between Malta and Italy because the two countries are arguing about which of them should let it dock. Italy's new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, who has promised a tough new policy on migration, is refusing to let the vessel enter an Italian port. The Aquarius took the migrants on board off Libya on Saturday after their rubber boat broke apart. A spokesman for the charity which operates The Aquarius said the situation would not be sustainable in the long term. RTHK’s UK correspondent Gavin Grey told Annemarie Evans that it doesn’t look likely that Italy would take in the migrants: