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‘New Science Park head signals shift in govt’s IT strategy’ Listen
An IT expert says the government's appointment of industrialist Sunny Chai to replace Fanny Law as the head of the Science Park, signals a shift in its overall strategy to develop Hong Kong's innovation and technology sector. Professor William Wong, associate dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Chinese University, says while Law was instrumental in securing massive government spending in the city's technology infrastructure, Mr Chai's appointment means the government likely wants to put more focus on bringing innovative research conducted in local universities directly to the market. Professor Wong spoke to RTHK’s Ben Tse:
‘Risks remain’ in North Korea denuclearisation: Mike Pompeo Listen
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that there are "still risks" that the denuclearisation of North Korea will not be achieved. Briefing Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing about the landmark summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pompeo conceded that there is "still more work to be done". Earlier, in a meeting with top South Korean and Japanese diplomats, he stressed that sanctions on North Korea will remain in force until Pyongyang fully rids itself of nuclear weapons. China analyst Mark O'Neill told Annemarie Evans Beijing appears to be happy with how the Trump-Kim summit went: