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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-10-29
Newswrap

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All passengers and crew aboard crashed Indonesian airline feared killed  Listenfacebook
The Indonesian authorities say all 189 passengers and crew aboard a crashed Lion Air jet were "likely" killed in the accident. The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, vanished from radar 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, plunging into the Java Sea. Some 40 divers are part of about 150 personnel at the scene, with the plane in water about 30 to 40 metres deep. Keith Loveard, senior risk analyst with Jakarta-based Concord Consulting, told Annemarie Evans that the plane had asked to return to the Indonesian capital moments after it took off:
Hong Kong people have poor mental health: study  Listenfacebook
A new study suggests that people in Hong Kong have 'poor' mental health, and working more than nine hours a day makes the situation significantly worse. A coalition consisting of government departments and NGOs commissioned the study, and researchers from Chinese University's Centre for Communication and Public Opinion surveyed 1,000 people over the phone. They found that on average, interviewees scored a paltry 50.2 out of 100 marks -- which is deemed as a failing grade. A psychiatrist, Ivan Mak, told Jim Gould what effect the long working hours were having on people's mental well-being: