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

2018-11-27
Newswrap

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Govt urged to provide campus for displaced school kids  Listenfacebook
Parents and teachers of an international school that's been forced to close down one of its campuses are urging the government to provide a replacement site to minimize the disruption to 120 affected students. They're having to squeeze into Think International's Prince Edward campus – where there are already 170 other primary school students. Parents say pupils of different ages are being forced to have lessons in the same classroom. Authorities shut down the school's facility in Cheung Sha Wan earlier this month because it isn't properly registered. But education sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen, who's been helping the parents, told Annemarie Evans the students shouldn't be the ones to be punished.
Public urged to stop feeding wildlife  Listenfacebook
The death of a feral bull on Lantau last Friday has renewed calls for beach-goers to stop feeding wildlife and clean up after themselves, after an autopsy found that the animal's stomach and intestinal tract were filled with enough plastic waste to fill two rubbish bins. The bull, named Billy, was well-known by locals and visitors in Pui O for its friendly demeanour, and its colourful history... It'd survived a dog attack as a calf eight years ago, and grew up with a herd of buffaloes. Unfortunately, it also grew fond of being fed by tourists. Dr Fraser Hill, the Director of City University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, told Jim Gould that's a big problem:
Veteran reporter looks back on Harvey Milk’s life  Listenfacebook
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Harvey Milk, an American politician and the first openly gay elected official in the history of California, where he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Eleven months later, he and the San Francisco mayor George Morscone were shot dead. Harvey Milk was a human rights campaigner and was outspoken in his fight for gay rights. He's become an icon for the LGBT movement. Annemarie Evans spoke with veteran American journalist and former RTHK political reporter Francis Moriarty, who was a journalist in San Francisco at the time and was friends with Harvey Milk: