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Hong Kong Today
Hong Kong Today
RTHK's morning news programme. Weekdays 6:30 - 8:00
Janice Wong and Samantha Butler


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Five arrested over trafficking of HK residents  Listenfacebook
Police have arrested five people they believe helped trick Hong Kong residents into travelling to Southeast Asia, where they were detained and forced to take part in fraudulent activities. The number of suspected victims of the trafficking gangs has now risen to 36. Kelly Yu reports:
Injured MIRROR dancer makes 'minor progress'  Listenfacebook
The father of a dancer who was seriously hurt in an accident at a concert of local boyband, MIRROR, last month says his son has only made very minor progress in his recovery. Lee Kai-yin was struck by a giant video screen that fell onto the stage as the band was appearing at the Hong Kong Coliseum. Damon Pang reports:
HK Covid cases hit four-month high of 6,500  Listenfacebook
Covid cases in Hong Kong have hit a four-month high. The Centre for Health Protection says it recorded 6,513 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, 237 of them imported. Officials urged people to seek treatment from a doctor if they have symptoms of the virus that persist, no matter how mild. Joanne Wong reports:
John Lee demands students tell good HK story  Listenfacebook
The Chief Executive John Lee says it is important for young people to tell the world a good story about Hong Kong whenever possible. He says it is the only demand he has of students. Damon Pang reports:
FS non-committal over future spending vouchers  Listenfacebook
The Financial Secretary Paul Chan says it is too early to say whether he will give the public more electronic spending vouchers next year. He says this year's vouchers helped revive the economy, but there are other ways to provide a boost. Tom McAlinden reports:
Singapore repeals ban on gay sex  Listenfacebook
Singapore's Prime Minister says the country will repeal the colonial-era Section 377A of its Penal Code, thereby repealing a ban on sex between men. Same-sex marriage will remain illegal. Lee Hsien Loong made the remarks in his annual national day speech. He said Singaporean society was becoming more accepting of gay people: