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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-06-12
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Definite progress made during summit: correspondent  Listenfacebook
A journalist based in Seoul, Fabian Kretschmer, says progress has definitely been made during the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. He said the South Korean President Moon Jae-in has called it a historic event and expressed hope that the last remaining conflict of the Cold War could end soon. Kretschmer told Annemarie Evans that expectations are also high among the people of South Korea:
Investigation committee should be allowed to pinpoint responsibility  Listenfacebook
A lawmaker says a committee set up by the Chief Executive to investigate the sub-par construction work at the Shatin-to-Central rail link should also look if anyone be held responsible. The chairman of Legco's Railways Subcommittee, Roundtable legislator Michael Tien, said whether that will happen would depend on the terms of reference of the committee that will be disclosed later. Metal bars used on a new platform at the Hung Hom Station were earlier found to have been cut short, apparently because they were not fitted properly. But Tien told Jim Gould that the committee should not be asked to look into an incident at the To Kwa Wan Station along the same line where steel supports and cement were stripped away: