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Hong Kong Today
RTHK's morning news programme. Weekdays 6:30 - 8:00
Janice Wong and Azam Khan


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Organiser pulls funding request after Messi no-show  Listenfacebook
The Consumer Council has received dozens of complaints over football legend Lionel Messi not playing in Sunday's exhibition match at the Hong Kong Stadium. Organisers, meanwhile, say they will withdraw their application for a HK$16 million government grant for the event. Anne Chan reports:
Disappointed fans deserve partial refunds, lawmaker says  Listenfacebook
Legislator Johnny Ng is urging match organisers to consider giving spectators partial refunds, saying Tatler Asia should do what it can to compensate unhappy customers. He spoke to Janice Wong:
Homebuyers, young families need tax concessions: Deloitte  Listenfacebook
Accounting firm Deloitte has called for tax reductions in the upcoming budget to be delivered by the financial secretary later this month. Doris Chik, Tax Partner at Deloitte China, has recommended concessions for homebuyers and those with childcare needs. She also highlighted the need for the government to further develop the economy, so as to increase revenues to fight a budget deficit. She spoke to Chloe Feng:
Jimmy Lai 'involved' in Apple Daily's editorial decisions  Listenfacebook
An-ex senior employee of Apple Daily says in the national security trial of her former boss that Jimmy Lai’s views played a part in the now-defunct outlet’s editorial decisions. Frank Yung has more:
Australian given suspended death sentence for espionage  Listenfacebook
The Foreign Ministry has said that writer Yang Hengjun, also known as Yang Jun, is guilty of espionage, and was given the death sentence with a two-year suspension. Kelly Yu reports:
King Charles III diagnosed with cancer  Listenfacebook
Buckingham Palace has announced that King Charles is being treated for cancer. He will continue with state duties but will step back from public engagements during his treatment. In a statement, the Palace said the King - who is 75 - remained "wholly positive about his treatment and looked forward to returning to full public duty as soon as possible." Azam Khan asked our UK correspondent Gavin Grey what more is known about the king's diagnosis and treatment:
Gaza mission 'most difficult one yet': Red Cross volunteer  Listenfacebook
The International Committee of the Red Cross has been on the frontline of humanitarian response in Gaza since the conflict between Israel and Hamas began last October. Dr. Au Yiu-kai, who is a medical volunteer with Hong Kong Red Cross, provided medical treatments and maintained the operations at the European Gaza Hospital in the city of Rafah for about a month. He told Azam Khan he had no qualms about heading straight to the conflict zone to help:
Tech Tuesday highlights Elon Musk's Neuralink ambitions  Listenfacebook
Have you ever imagined being able to control your computer or phone just by thinking? Elon Musk recently said that his company, Neuralink, had successfully implanted its first wireless brain chip in a human. He claimed the technology could one day cure blindness and help paralysed people move. So how does the brain chip work? Violet Wong and Raj Shroff find out in this week's Tech Tuesday: