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Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every weekday from 8.30am-9.30am. Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, Backchat's Facebook , or send us a message at backchat@rthk.hk Catch it live: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am (*except holidays) Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.
 
A fast moving and topical business and finance show bringing you breaking business and economic news and financial market updates. Presented by former CEO and investment bank global trading head Peter Lewis, with over 30 years' industry experience. Join Peter and his expert guests for analysis and discussion on the day's top business stories live every weekday morning 8 to 8:30 a.m. on RTHK Radio 3. We have a podcast to download after the show and you can also listen through the RTHK Radio 3 ...
 
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.
 
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 31 every Saturday at 16:00. We're on Facebook htt ...
 
Annemarie Evans explores Hong Kong and digs up many aspects of our social, cultural, architectural and artistic heritage. Catch it live: Saturdays 7:30am - 8:00am, first broadcast Sundays 6:15pm - 6:45pm, repeat broadcast Podcast: Weekly update and available after its first broadcast. ************************* If you would like to share your story or idea with us, please contact us at hkhradio3@gmail.com *************************
 
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 you 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 e ...
 
Packed full of entertainment "The 1 2 3 Show" is the perfect companion for your lunchtime! From current affairs to music features, you can expect the most up to date info and what's happening around you in Hong Kong. Join me Noreen Mir, every Monday to Friday, from 1:15- 3pm. "The 1 2 3 Show", on Radio 3.
 
"The Sunday Smile" is a new English-language radio programme for primary school children. It gives a unique opportunity for children and parents to practice their English together. Starting from 14 December every Sunday morning from 9:00am to 9:30am, the show will feature fun educational segments, competitions with prizes, cool music, and contemporary stories.
 
The Agender Cafe serves up a delicious array of topics on gender, sex, sexuality and society. Every week we have a frank, open conversation with our guests about issues which affect us all, and try to tackle some of those “taboo” topics. Sit down with hosts Karen Koh & Noreen Mir every Friday from 2-3pm and enjoy a visit to the Agender Cafe!
 
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.
 
For the past 30 years, Operation Santa Claus has received heartwarming support from hundreds of thousands of supporters. Your help has enabled us to financially support many not-for-profit organisations that serve the less fortunate in Hong Kong. This Christmas, we invite you to join us again to bring hope & joy to those in need. This year, Operation Santa Claus is helping 14 local charities with projects that will improve the quality of life for children, youth, the elderly, and those in ne ...
 
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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.
 
This and every Saturday morning at 8:30, join Peter Lewis for Money Talk Xtra, a programme about personal finance, about investing, and about entrepreneurship. Each week Peter and his team delve into issues relating to your money, your investments, and your finances, with expert guests to answer your questions. He'll look at some of those life changing events that can impact your personal financial situation, talk about investment, and discuss topical issues. If you have any questions or hav ...
 
For the past 30 years, Operation Santa Claus has received heartwarming support from hundreds of thousands of supporters. Your help has enabled us to financially support many not-for-profit organisations that serve the less fortunate in Hong Kong. This Christmas, we invite you to join us again to bring hope & joy to those in need. This year, Operation Santa Claus is helping 14 local charities with projects that will improve the quality of life for children, youth, the elderly, and those in ne ...
 
Strap in every Saturday morning from 9am until 1pm for a freshly squeezed serving of The Juice with Judd Boaz. Featuring special guests, top tunes and hilarious segments, you're guaranteed to get your morning started off right with The Juice! Tune in every hour for our special segments: The Sport Report with Danny Hicks The Kongmunity Calendar with Travvy J Cruzanne Macalister's Audio Column Formula 1 with Jeff Heselwood
 
Operations Santa Claus 2014(OSC) has been galvanizing the Hong Kong community to embrace the true charitable spirit of Christmas for the past 26 years. Jointly organised by the South China Morning Post and Radio Television Hong Kong, OSC has received a total donation of HK$211 million to 194 charities, sharing the gift of hope and goodwill to those who lack the means to improve their lives.
 
Whether you’re a die-hard techie, or a digital dinosaur, 28 Tech is the show for you. Every week on 28 Tech we start off by bringing you the latest in tech news. Next, together with guests from around the globe, we explore how technology and digital innovation are impacting our lives. And finally, we explore some of the best mobile apps around with the aim of making your life just that little bit easier. And just think, all that in only 28 little minutes! Hosted by Angelina Draper every Sund ...
 
These days Chris Thrall is a successful British author. But, it wasn't always so. In the 1990s he left the Royal Marines to find his fortune in Hong Kong, but instead found himself homeless, and hooked on crystal methamphetamine. In a downward spiral, he also began working for the 14K triad society as a doorman in one of their nightclubs in Wan Chai. Dealing with psychosis and paranoia, this "foreign triad" had to survive in the world’s most unforgiving city, addicted to the world’s most dan ...
 
RTHK's English-language current affairs programme that takes "The Pulse" of Hong Kong ... and the world around it. "The Pulse" is presented by locally and internationally known journalist and writer Steve Vines. Its focus? The latest events and trends that affect Hong Kong - from the corridors of power and business boardrooms, to the streets and dai pai dongs. "The Pulse" is politics. What's happening in the Legislative Council and on the streets right now. "The Pulse" is the media, informin ...
 
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 ...
 
Welcome to the Teen Time page on RTHK Radio 3! Don't miss these features: 'BackStage' - Alyson brings us a daily celebrity interview. 'Artist Profile' - Simon Willson introduces us to a popular artist/ band. 'SongBite' - We break down the lyrics behind one of your favourite songs. 'Question of the Week' - A special prize up for grabs every week! 'Request' - SMS us on 61343053 or email us to teentime@rthk.hk ! And: Monday - 'StyleFyle' - Jennifer Su brings us her guidelines to fashion and tre ...
 
To go in line with the said Convention, the drama aims to disseminate the notion of which to regard the disabled people as being one of a kind among different human genres and that we should respect their individualities as well as their dignities, including their choices made out of freewill. Mutual efforts from the ables and the disables are called upon from our whole society in a bid to accord respect to their differences. In view of attaining respect, we should lower our ego before we co ...
 
For over a hundred and sixty years, Chinese had traveled across the ocean to help open up the west coast of the United States and Canada. Chinese immigrants looking for a better life in North America had to pay the price of countless heartbreaks and humiliation; of having their dreams of gold shattered, their lives sacrificed on the railroad. Scattered like seeds on foreign soil, they had to struggle hard to take root, braving hostility, discrimination, and inequality. Having shed blood, swe ...
 
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 ...
 
We Hongkongers are enthusiastic about travelling and we trek around the globe. When it comes to travelling within Hong Kong though, we are simply not interested. We never consider the place our first choice as a destination, not to mention digging deeper into it. “What does Hong Kong have to offer?” That’s our question. In “Hong Kong Stories – Rediscover Hong Kong”, guests from various sectors and with different interests and specialties are invited to design “alternative” travel routes toge ...
 
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of the United Nations was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2006. It came into force in China on 31 August 2008 and is also applicable to the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The Convention is an important milestone to the protection, promotion and assurance of the full enjoyment of human rights by the 650 million disabled people over the world and ensures that they enjoy full eq ...
 
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A cluster of Omicron infections tore through two locked-down Kwai Chung public housing blocks on Saturday, with authorities reporting that more than 100 people have tested positive for Covid – an almost five-fold increase from the previous day. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said most of the new cases are linked to Yat Kwai House in Kwai Ch…
 
The MTR Corporation said on Saturday that services have returned to normal after problems at Yau Tong Station affected the Kwung Tong line. It said it temporarily closed the Yau Tong station and suspended train services between Tiu Keng Leng and Kwun Tong on the Kwun Tong line, following what it called a "malfunction" with the platform screen doors…
 
Sources say Covid testing at two public housing blocks in Kwai Chung Estate under lockdown have now found at least 70 preliminary positive cases. The government has imposed a five-day lockdown of Yat Kwai House which started on Friday. A lockdown in Ying Kwai House is expected to end at 7pm on Saturday. Officials have yet to confirm the test result…
 
Infectious disease expert David Hui said on Saturday he believes there is very little chance that the government will be able to relax the current social distancing measures when they expire on February 4. The government has re-introduced a ban on dining in restaurants after 6pm and ordered the closure of various venues, including bars, gyms and ot…
 
At least 70 people were killed in an air strike on a prison and at least three children died in a separate bombardment as Yemen's long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation of violence on Friday. The Houthi rebels released gruesome video footage showing bodies in the rubble and mangled corpses from the prison attack, which levelled buildi…
 
The government on Friday announced a five-day lockdown of Yat Kwai House at Kwai Chung Estate, banning people from leaving their homes, amid a major Covid-19 outbreak there. With more than 20 cases linked to the public housing block, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan described it as a "high-risk super-spreading" event. Around 2,700 resident…
 
Covid-19 appears to have spread from one housing block at Kwai Chung Estate to another, officials said on Friday, after two preliminary positive infections emerged in a block near virus-stricken Yat Kwai House. One of the suspected new patients is a cleaner who works at Yat Kwai House and lives at the estate's Ying Kwai House. A two-year-old neighb…
 
Residents of a Kwai Chung public housing block hit by a major Covid outbreak are bracing themselves for overnight lockdowns and mandatory testing for the next three nights. Yat Kwai House at Kwai Chung Estate will be sealed off on Friday, Saturday and Sunday after 15 residents and a security guard were infected. People will have to take Covid tests…
 
Medical experts on Friday said residents of a Kwai Chung housing block at the centre of a Covid-19 outbreak should be banned from leaving their homes for three days to prevent the virus from spreading. Professor David Hui of the Chinese University said the government should provide more than 2,000 residents of Yat Kwai House in Kwai Chung Estate wi…
 
A prominent medical expert has warned that measures that were effective against previous waves of coronavirus may not work as well against the Omicron variant. Benjamin Cowling from the University of Hong Kong's School of Public Health said on Friday that working from home and school closures may not be effective because the Omicron variant is much…
 
Health authorities suspect Covid-19 might have spread in a public housing block at Kwai Chung Estate after more infections were linked to the building. The latest confirmed patients from Yat Kwai House are a 53-year-old resident who works at the airport, and a one-year-old baby who visited his grandmother who lives in the building. Officials on Thu…
 
Hong Kong health authorities say they are becoming even more certain that Covid-19 is passing from animals to humans, after another two people who visited pet shops tested preliminary positive for the virus. One of the patients bought a hamster from the Little Boss store in Causeway Bay which has already been linked to other Covid cases, with anoth…
 
There have been mixed reactions among secondary school students about the government’s decision to suspend face-to-face classes, with some calling the measure reasonable and others describing it as unfair. The Education Bureau announced on Thursday the suspension of all in-school activities, with the exception of form six students who need to prepa…
 
Health authorities said on Thursday one person has tested preliminary positive during an overnight lockdown of a public housing block in Kwai Chung. Authorities said arrangements were made for the preliminary case to be sent to hospital and the close contact to the quarantine centre. More than 2,500 people were tested in the operation at Yat Kwai H…
 
The Italian consul general in Hong Kong, Clemente Contestabile, said he will be cheering on Hong Kong and mainland athletes set to compete in the Winter Olympics in Beijing next month. The SAR is set to send three competitors to the games – its largest-ever squad – and Contestabile told RTHK in an interview arranged by the China New Era Foundation …
 
Calls mounted on Thursday for the government to suspend face-to-face classes in secondary schools after a number of teenagers were recently infected with Covid-19. The Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers said in a statement that the coronavirus situation in the city has been worsening. It urged the Education Bureau to prioritise the health of…
 
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