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Ousted lawmaker made the right decision: analyst  Listenfacebook
A political analyst says ousted lawmaker Lau Siu-lai has made a good move by deciding not to appeal against a court decision to unseat her from Legco. Professor Ma Ngok from the Chinese University said it was still unclear when the appeal would be heard. He said even if she wins, there might not be much time left of the current term of the legislature. Ma also said nobody knows if Lau will be barred from running in the upcoming by-election in Kowloon West. He spoke to Annemarie Evans:
Green group welcomes move to ban single-use plastic products  Listenfacebook
The European Union is proposing to ban single-use plastic products such as straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds in a bid to reduce waste that ends up in the oceans. Although no deadline has been set, it said the measures will be far-reaching. In Hong Kong, a green group said local people should follow the international trend and prepare to stop using single-use plastic products. The World Green Group's Chief Executive Officer William Yu spoke to Jim Gould:
End of search for MH-370 not surprising: journalist  Listenfacebook
The four-year-long search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH-370 has formally ended. The latest search by the US-based Ocean Infinity was conducted over a new zone of 80,000 square kilometres of the Indian Ocean. The Boeing 777 jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people, mostly from China, on board en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. French journalist Florence De Changy who has published a book in French and Chinese on the disappearance of the plane, told Annemarie Evans that she was not surprised by the search firm's announcement: