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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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RTHK Newsroom

2019-03-07
Newswrap

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Huawei sues US government over ban on its products  Listenfacebook
Mainland telecoms giant Huawei announced on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit against the United States government for restricting it from doing business there, calling the ban unconstitutional. Huawei has also accused the American Congress of acting... as it puts it... "judge, jury and executioner" by imposing the ban. Annemarie Evans asked Glenn Shive, the Executive Director of Hong Kong America Centre if he thought this was Huawei taking its battle with the US government to the next level.
Expert is ‘amazed’ by MTR management reshuffle  Listenfacebook
The MTR Corporation on Thursday announced a management reshuffle. The head of the Lingnan University Council, Rex Au Yeung, will become the railway company's new chairman, replacing Frederick Ma in July. Its current managing director, Dr Jacob Kam, will take over as CEO next month, replacing Lincoln Leong, who announced earlier he would take early retirement. The changes follow a shoddy-work scandal at its Hung Hom Station. The appointments were confirmed during the MTR's results announcement. Ben Tse asked Albert Lai from the Professional Commons think tank for his opinion on these appointments.
Study shows anti-depressant can also ease indigestion  Listenfacebook
Researchers at Chinese University have found that a drug used to treat depression can also help people suffering from a common digestive problem. In a three-month study, 55 people who have functional dyspepsia were given low doses of an anti-depressant called imipramine. More than 60 percent of them reported their symptoms, such as pain in the upper abdomen, improved significantly. Professor Justin Wu, who led the study, spoke to Wendy Wong about the findings.