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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-07-11
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Liu Xia may attend her late husband's memorial  Listenfacebook
The widow of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo is expected to attend a memorial service at a church in Berlin on Friday to mark the first anniversary of the death of her husband. Liu Xia has not been seen in public since arriving in Germany on Tuesday. She was allowed to leave China after almost a decade of house arrest. RTHK’s correspondent in Berlin, Stella Lam, told Annemarie Evans that journalists were unable to contact her after she arrived in the city from Beijing:
Special educational needs of students not being met  Listenfacebook
Legco's Public Accounts Committee has called on the government to give schools more resources so they can help students with special educational needs. In the 2016-17 school year, there were more than 42,000 pupils with special educational needs at ordinary public schools, making up almost 8 percent of their total student numbers. While the Education Bureau spent HK$1.4 billion that year helping those students, the committee said not all of their needs were met. Eric Kwan, vice chairman of the Hong Kong Association for Specific Learning Disabilities, told Jim Gould about the biggest problems facing the students
Concern about long-term survival of dolphins  Listenfacebook
A government report suggests there are just 47 Chinese white dolphins left in Hong Kong waters, with researchers raising serious concerns about the prospect of the species long-term survival here. The figure in the report, published by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, is the same as the historic low recorded in 2016, but nearly half the 88 recorded in 2011. Researchers said they're concerned about the low survival rate of newborns, and highlighted the importance of preserving coastal waters off west Lantau. Annemarie Evans asked the Project Officer, Oceans Conservation at WWF-Hong Kong, Teresa Ma, whether the report indicated the end of Chinese white dolphins in the territory: