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Hong Kong Today
RTHK's morning news programme. Weekdays 6:30 - 8:00
Samantha Butler and Ben Tse


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More details coming on waste charging scheme  Listenfacebook
The government has vowed to spell out the details of the solid waste charging scheme to avoid confusion. Chief Executive John Lee says he is aware that many people have questions about how the scheme will be implemented, which starts from April. Violet Wong reports:
Efforts underway to allow in more mainland visitors  Listenfacebook
The chief executive says officials also hope to announce details on ways to allow more mainland visitors to come to the SAR soon. John Lee said he attached great importance to further integrating the two sides. Frank Yung reports:
Korean jet clips wing of Cathay plane in Chitose  Listenfacebook
Cathay Pacific says a parked aircraft at New Chitose Airport in Sapporo, Japan, was "struck" by a Korean Air plane on Tuesday afternoon. Aaron Tam reports:
Unison: Lack of diversity in news items  Listenfacebook
A group advocating for racial equality says ethnic minorities are being under-represented by the media. Unison says the media should place more focus on the group's achievements and cultures. Vanessa Cheng reports:
Call for more positive reporting of minorities  Listenfacebook
Unison's executive director says with nine percent of the city's population made up of ethnic minorities, there should be more news items about them. John Tse said their survey of some 360 ethnic minority individuals showed stories about crime, discrimination, and employment opportunities for minorities featured in the top 10 most important stories. He told Samantha Butler that he hoped to see more positive reporting in future, highlighting achievements or featuring festivals for different ethnicities:
FS speaks to political and business leaders at Davos  Listenfacebook
The Financial Secretary Paul Chan has held bilateral meetings with political and business leaders attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. His meeting comes ahead of the Asian Financial Forum to be held here later this month. Chloe Feng reports:
Chinese premier courting foreign investors  Listenfacebook
Premier Li Qiang has told the World Economic Forum that the country's economy is expected to have grown by about 5.2 percent in 2023. Damon Pang reports: