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RTHK TV rapped over low ratings  Listenfacebook
The director of audit has criticised government broadcaster RTHK for the low ratings of its TV channels, along with their reliance on re-runs and mundane content. A new report by the auditor also says RTHK's procurement procedures are at odds with government norms and open the door to possible collusion; and the station employs too many contract staff. Grace Leung, a journalism lecturer at the Chinese University told Jim Gould that technical limitations have helped to depress ratings for the broadcaster:
‘Food controls sacrifice safety to cater to industry needs’  Listenfacebook
Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong says a new report by the auditor highlighting major delays in government announcements of tainted food products demonstrates that the city's import control system has failed. The report cited one case where a problem with dried cabbage was reported 87 days after samples were collected. Wong told Annemarie Evans that authorities need to consider wholesale changes: