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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-09-17
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Government says it has tackled flooding caused by typhoon  Listenfacebook
As Hong Kong began to recover from the devastation caused by Severe Typhoon Mangkhut, the authorities battled flooding in low-lying areas, such as Lei Yue Mun and Tai O. Nine of the more than 40 flooding cases confirmed by the government were considered serious. Fedrick Kan, the assistant director of operation and maintenance at the Drainage Services Department, spoke to Priscilla Ng:
South Koreans not optimistic about Moon Jae-in's visit to Pyongyang  Listenfacebook
South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, says he will push for what he calls "irreversible, permanent peace" on the Korean Peninsula when he meets the North's leader, Kim Jong-un, this week. Mr Moon will travel to Pyongyang on Tuesday for his third summit this year with Mr Kim. But a senior official in Seoul was less optimistic. Moon's chief of staff, Im Jong-seok, played down chances of a major breakthrough in efforts to get rid of the North's nuclear program. RTHK’s correspondent in Seoul, Frank Smith, told Priscilla Ng that people in South Korea are not optimistic either: