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

2018-10-09
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Higher subsidy take-up not enough: Fernando Cheung  Listenfacebook
The Chief Executive's been talking up her administration's achievements over the past year, on the eve of her second policy address on Wednesday. Carrie Lam says her government has made progress on many of her promises from last year's policy blueprint, including helping ethnic minorities to get more job opportunities, and getting thousands more people to sign up for a government subsidy programme for the working poor. But Labour Party lawmaker Fernando Cheung told RTHK's Jim Gould that the 45,000 people who applied for the Working Family Allowance over the past half year is still a far cry from the original target:
India caught up in #MeToo storm  Listenfacebook
The MeToo movement is gathering momentum around the world... including now in India. A torrent of allegations of sexual assault and misconduct involving prominent Indian men flooded social media over the weekend, leading to a series of resignations, the closing of a movie production company and public apologies. More than a year after the MeToo movement first came to prominence, female journalists and writers in India are now naming and shaming Indian entertainers, newspaper editors and authors on social media. Jim Gould asked our South Asia correspondent, Murali Krishnan, what sparked all this off: