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


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HK celebrates Lunar New Year in style  Listenfacebook
Hong Kong's Lunar New Year festivities have been subdued in recent years because of the Covid pandemic. But this year has been different. Big showpiece events like the fireworks and the New Year's Day night parade have returned at full scale. Damon Pang looks back at the last few days of fun:
Football legends wow fans in the Lunar New Year cup   Listenfacebook
Global football legends took to the field at the Hong Kong Stadium on the fourth day of the Lunar New Year as they faced off against former local greats in the Lunar New Year Cup. As Anne Chan reports, it is the first time the event is being held in four years:
'Plastic tableware ban will increase operating costs'  Listenfacebook
Restaurateurs are bracing for cost increases at the start of a ban on plastic tableware. Under the first phase of the scheme from April 22, restaurants will be banned from selling and using products such as plastic straws and cutlery. Kelly Yu reports:
Restaurant bosses expecting a relatively subdued Valentine's Day  Listenfacebook
Valentine's Day is traditionally a day for lovebirds to show how much they care about their significant others. But for restaurants and florists, it's that time of the year to cash in. Our reporter Elvis Yu has been out and about to see how some businesses are expecting to fare this year:
New surgical procedure to tackle obstructive sleep apnoea proving effective: expert   Listenfacebook
An ear, nose and throat specialist says a new surgical procedure for obstructive sleep apnoea can help patients who have difficulties using the standard nasal mask treatment at night. Dr Jason Chan from the Chinese University's Medical Faculty said this treatment uses an implant to stimulate a nerve under the tongue to prevent the tongue from blocking the airway during sleep. He told Hailey Yip that Hong Kong is the third Asian location to use this technology, with patients applauding its results:
Voting underway in Indonesia to choose its next leader   Listenfacebook
Indonesians are heading to the polls to vote for the country's next leader. Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto is the clear favourite. RTHK's Southeast Asia correspondent Luke Hunt told Aaron Tam that the 72-year-old frontrunner has spent the last few decades reinventing himself politically: