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Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's week-daily current affairs discussion programme, with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every Monday to Friday from 9.05am - 10am (HKT). Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, find us on Facebook - Backchat on RTHK Radio 3, or email backchat@rthk.hk Listen live on Radio 3's homepage - www.rthk.hk/radio/radio3 The Backchat podcast is available after each live broadcast
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RTHK' s The Works focuses on Hong Kong's arts and cultural scene. The Works features news and reviews of visual and performing arts, design, literary and other “ works ” . Added illumination comes from interviews with leading performers and producers, interspersed with updates on events affecting the development of the territory 's artistic and cultural life. There's also in – most weeks – a live studio performance. The Works is aired on RTHK 32 every Wednesday at 21:30 & RTHK 31 every Satur ...
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A fast moving and topical business and finance show bringing you breaking business and economic news and financial market updates. Join our team and their expert guests for analysis and discussion on the day's top business stories live every weekday morning 8.05am to 9am (HKT) on RTHK Radio 3. Listen live here https://www.rthk.hk/radio/radio3 Find us on Facebook, on Twitter @MoneyTalkRadio3, or email us at moneytalk@rthk.hk
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Every week Morning Brew movie critic James Marsh reviews the latest releases to hit the Hong Kong cinemas. Now you can listen to him on-demand, and make up your own mind in his brand new weekly podcast.
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TRASH TALK explains the ins and outs of recycling in Hong Kong. Don’t just throw away household items - listen to TRASH TALK and discover tips and tricks that make your trash disposal and recycling better for our planet! Join our host Marcy Trent Long every week for this thoughtful journey through Hong Kong’s world of trash.
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It’s not just a school subject. It’s not just a tool of trade. No. It’s the language of Shakespeare, of Charles Darwin, of Andrew Lloyd Webber, of Steve Jobs, of Winston Churchill. It is the tongue shared by some of the most brilliant minds in the world. Learn it well, and your world will be a lot bigger. And you don’t even have to be born or raised in an English speaking country. With the right training, and a superhuman determination to excel, you too can speak English as expressively and ...
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If “ Hong Kong Connection ” were a tree, how old would it be? It was on 5 March, 1978 that the documentary series first went on the air in Chinese. As the series continues, its staff are determined to go on uncovering and delving into every local and international topic that concerns the people in Hong Kong, whether it be political, economic, educational, commercial, environmental or technological. A tree plays an important environmental role in refreshing the air that we breathe and holding ...
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Hong Kong Person - Boris His own personal website- Boris Sky Boris may talk with friends or share some opinion. It is also the second radio show after RTHK dim sum. Library and Information Service
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Hong Kong's urban transit show, as heard on RTHK AM621, with hard talk on sustainable transport, future mobility, zero carbon and urban planning for safe, liveable streets. Wham Bam Tram returns to RTHK's airwaves in October 2021 - but to keep our regular fans happy we're running the show as an indie podcast from July to September! Hosted by Transit Jam founder James Ockenden and recorded in Hong Kong.
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THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

Paul Letters and Noreen Mir (RTHK Radio 3)

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Each month historian Paul Letters delves back into events from This Month in History. The focus is on modern history, with anaylsis of how historical events shape our modern world. For example, we talked to the US fighter pilot who stepped into the March 1969 conflict between China and the USSR which caused the "Madman" nuclear alert.
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New York Times best selling author Paul French reads a new four-part adaptation (for Morning Brew) of his 'Post Magazine' article; 'The Lady from Hong Kong – the best Hollywood movie of the 1940s never made'. It’s a tale of a woman who called herself Seto Gin, and arrived in San Francisco from Hong Kong in January 1939 with several dozen tins of opium hidden in her luggage. Her story, and why she took the risk to smuggle so much dope into America is the story of 'The Lady from Hong Kong'.
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I will teach you everything you need to know about raising money from anyone, including venture capital firms from an award winning business school professor, venture capitalist, entrepreneur and author including: Learn the secrets of networking and how to get a meeting with almost anyone. Learn how to pitch your business model to anyone including venture capital firms. Learn what you should and should not include in your presentation slides. Learn how to present your business model like Ste ...
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Beijing's top official overseeing Hong Kong affairs affirmed the city's district-level work as he continued his week-long inspection visit, the government said on Saturday. The director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Xia Baolong, started his third day in the city by having dim sum at a restaurant in Tseung Kwan O, along with officials i…
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Hong Kong needs be aware of how the city might appear to tourists, a lawmaker warned on Saturday, after two more mainland cities were added to a travel arrangement to allow visits to the SAR on an individual basis. From March 6, Qingdao and Xi'an will be added to the Individual Visit Scheme, allowing residents to apply for permission to arrange the…
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The Dean of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong said on Saturday that everyone should have a regular family doctor for better health follow-up and care, and this in turn would reduce pressure on accident and emergency departments. Professor Lau Chak-sing made the comment on a radio programme after Health Secretary Lo Chung-mau recently proposed…
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InvestHK announced on Friday the launch of the Cantonese version of an informational programme on RTHK which features insights and perspectives on business opportunities in the SAR from 17 companies in various sectors. The Cantonese version of "HK Business Made Easy" will be aired on February 27. Speaking at a press conference, Alpha Lau, Director-…
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Mainland authorities on Friday announced that residents of Qingdao and Xi'an will be able to visit Hong Kong under a travel arrangement limited to around 50 mainland cities. From March 6, Qingdao and Xi'an will be added to the Individual Visit Scheme, allowing residents with permanent household registration in either of the two cities to apply for …
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A University of Hong Kong eye doctor said on Friday that ROTA technology is more effective than conventional tools at detecting optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma, an irreversible eye disease that can lead to blindness. Dr Christopher Leung, from the Department of Ophthalmology at HKU Medicine, said their screening project, which started eight mo…
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Lawmakers on Friday said senior Beijing official Xia Baolong has every confidence in Hong Kong's future development, adding that they feel encouraged after meeting him on the second day of his visit to the SAR. The legislators said they discussed a range of topics with Xia, the director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, including economic …
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Tourism representatives on Friday said they welcome the idea of expanding the Individual Visit Scheme for mainlanders, adding that more incentives are also needed to boost tourist spending in the SAR. Officials have said they are in talks with central authorities on measures to attract more mainland tourists to Hong Kong, including possibly adding …
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Producing hand-shaken lemon tea is a booming business on the mainland, with tens of thousands of outlets operating across the country. Now, the lemon tea trend is taking Hong Kong by storm, with some of the more popular mainland brands expanding into the city. But what are the challenges and opportunities that come with bringing the mainland busine…
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Taliban authorities publicly executed two men convicted of murder in a football stadium in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday. Both men were executed by multiple gunshots to the back in Ghazni city after Supreme Court official Atiqullah Darwish read aloud a death warrant signed by Taliban Supreme Leader Hibatullah Akhundzada. "These two people were co…
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The Correctional Services Department (CSD) said on Thursday it is looking into introducing legal amendments to prevent people placed under supervision from leaving Hong Kong. A recall order was issued for Tony Chung, former convenor of the now-disbanded group Studentlocalism, after he allegedly violated his supervision order. He failed to return to…
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Mainland authorities said the bodies of three people who went missing after a container barge hit a bridge in Guangzhou on Thursday morning were found, bringing the confirmed death toll to five. State media reported that three others were injured and treated in hospital. In a statement on its social media account, the Guangzhou Maritime Safety Admi…
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Beijing's top official overseeing Hong Kong affairs on Thursday met with government officials as part of his week-long inspection trip to gain a better understanding of the city, during which he affirmed the work of the current administration and highlighted his hopes for the authorities. Flanked by SAR top officials, the director of the Hong Kong …
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The director of the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO), Xia Baolong, arrived in the SAR on Thursday for a week-long inspection trip to learn more about the city's economic developments and district governance. Xia was welcomed by Chief Executive John Lee at the airport. The Beijing official toured the Integrated Airport Centre after arrivin…
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Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Algernon Yau on Thursday said RTHK will continue its efforts to tell the good stories of China and Hong Kong. At a Lunar New Year event organised by RTHK, Yau said the broadcaster will strengthen cooperation with the mainland to foster global connectivity and outreach. “This year commemorates the 75th…
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The Transport Department said some express rail trains between Hong Kong, Guangzhou South and Tianjin West have been cancelled due to bad weather. The affected trains - G305, G306, G6505 and G6506 - were scheduled for Thursday and Friday. The department said mainland authorities notified it about the cancellations, and it advised travellers to cros…
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