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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-12-06
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China analyst says Huawei arrest related to Iran sanctions  Listenfacebook
China on Thursday demanded that Canada free immediately a top executive of the telecom giant, Huawei. Meng Wanzhou is the company's chief financial officer and a daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei. She was arrested in Vancouver over unspecified charges and faces possible extradition to the United States. The case could rekindle tensions between Beijing and Washington, just days after they agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war. AnneMarie Evans asked China analyst Mark O'Neill if Canada usually does America's bidding
‘Proposed archives law must include criminal sanctions’  Listenfacebook
Government advisers on legal reforms on Thursday said they support introducing an archives law, after studying the matter for more than five years. A subcommittee of the Law Reform Commission is consulting the public for three months on the way forward. After the consultation ends, the subcommittee will compile a report to the Law Reform Commission, which will then advise the government on the way forward. Ben Tse asked a former director of the Government Records Service, Simon Chu if an archives law was a step in the right direction
Dementia sufferers need help managing finances: survey  Listenfacebook
A survey has highlighted the difficulty people suffering from dementia have with managing their own finances. That's according to their family members, or carers. The Hong Kong Alzheimer's Disease Association questioned more than 200 people in October. Some of them voiced concerns that people with dementia would fall victim to fraud. And they have difficulty understanding bank statements and communicating with bank staff. AnneMarie Evans asked the chairman of the association, Dr David Dai just how prevalent dementia is in Hong Kong