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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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RTHK Newsroom

2018-08-03
Newswrap

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Lack of disclosure about subsidence at MTR stations most worrying: Albert Lai  Listenfacebook
Engineer Albert Lai says the most worrying thing about subsidence at MTR stations is the lack of disclosure about what is going on. But he said he doesn't think any safety issues have arisen at this stage. Lai’s comments came after the MTR Corporation confirmed subsidence at yet another station -- this time at a light rail stop in Yuen Long. It's the latest in a series of subsidence issues that have affected the rail network, and fears are mounting that more stops could be sinking as well. Lai, who is also the convenor of the Professional Commons, spoke to Ben Tse:
Court dismisses transgender woman's judicial review  Listenfacebook
The High Court has dismissed a judicial review by a transgender woman who complained that police and prison officers had wrongly treated her as a man, by sending male officers to strip search her and putting her in a male prison. The case was brought by Navarro Luigi Recasa of the Philippines, who was jailed for 20 months in 2014 for drug trafficking and breaching her conditions of stay. She had been receiving hormone treatment but had not undergone sex reassignment surgery, and was stated as male in her identity document. The judge agreed with the government that it was for the protection of other female inmates and her that she was put in a male institution. Annemarie Evans asked Joanne Leung, chairperson of the Transgender Resource Centre, for her reaction to the judgment:
Spy porn epidemic in South Korea  Listenfacebook
South Korea is battling with what's been described as a spy porn epidemic. Hidden cameras and phones capture mostly women in a state of undress in changing rooms and bathrooms and the videos are posted online. Thousands of women will protest in the streets of Seoul this weekend calling for more to be done to stop it. Nearly 6,500 victims went to the police last year and activists warn that as technology develops, this type of crime could spread to other countries. RTHK’s Seoul correspondent, Frank Smith, told Annemarie Evans that the problem was quite widespread in the country: