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

2018-11-12
Newswrap

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Botox treatments 'very low risk' despite link to fatality  Listenfacebook
The death of a woman on Monday, shortly after she was reportedly given a botox injection at a Tsim Sha Tsui clinic has renewed safety concerns over the cosmetic treatment. An 86-year-old doctor has been arrested in connection with the incident. Despite the fatality, plastic surgeon Stephanie Lam told RTHK's Jim Gould that the medical risks of getting botox injections are actually quite low:
Xi Jinping's praise for HK leaves concerns unaddressed: Willy Lam  Listenfacebook
President Xi Jinping says Hong Kong and Macau have played an irreplaceable role in China's reforms and opening up over the past four decades. Speaking to delegations from the two SARs in Beijing, Xi said Hong Kong and Macau still enjoy their special positions and advantages. He said he hopes people in the two cities will seize opportunities offered by the Greater Bay Area and the Belt and Road initiative. China analyst Willy Lam says although the president's praise is a 'shot in the arm' for Hong Kong, he left unsaid persistent concerns people here have about core issues such as freedom of expression:
Deadly Israeli Gaza operation threatens to derail truce efforts  Listenfacebook
An Israeli lieutenant-colonel, a Hamas military commander, and several others have been killed during an Israeli special forces operation inside the Gaza Strip. Hamas said the Israeli undercover team had infiltrated Gaza near Khan Younis in a civilian car to target the commander, who was killed. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is cutting short a visit to France. Annemarie Evans asked Jerusalem-based journalist Robert Berger about the leader who was killed: