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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-10-25
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Cathay Pacific should have disclosed data leakage earlier  Listenfacebook
The Hong Kong Information Technology Federation says Cathay Pacific Airways should have acted ethically and disclosed leakage of its customers' data much earlier, rather than several months later. The federation’s honorary president, Francis Fong, said in order to deal with such incidents effectively, Hong Kong should consider following European Union regulations that require companies or organisations to report data leakage within a specified period of time. He also told Annemarie Evans that penalties stipulated in the privacy ordinance should be increased to act as a deterrent:
Funding applications for solar panels in schools should be made easier: Greenpeace  Listenfacebook
The government has been urged to make it easier for schools to secure funding to install more solar panels, in a move towards renewable energy. Greenpeace Hong Kong said there was a huge potential for schools to boost the use of solar power by installing panels on rooftops to generate electricity. It pointed out, however, that there was a lot of red tape and there was a need to streamline the applications. A campaigner with the group, Walton Li, spoke to Ben Tse:
Sending of pipe bombs is an attack on democracy: Trump  Listenfacebook
US President, Donald Trump, has described the sending of pipe bombs to leading Democrats, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, as an attack on democracy. Addressing an election campaign rally, he said Americans should not let differences tear them apart. He also urged the media to adopt what he called a civil tone, saying they should not spread false stories. Critics of Trump hit back at his comments, accusing him of hypocrisy. Annemarie Evans asked Glenn Shive, the executive director of the Hong Kong America Center, what he made of the latest developments: