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

2020-06-15
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Disney re-opening ‘an important symbol’: expert  Listenfacebook
Hong Kong Disneyland is re-opening from Thursday as Hong Kong continues to scale back its coronavirus precautions. But visitors will have to make reservations at least a week in advance, and the park will be running at a reduced capacity, with extra screening measures in place. RTHK's Annemarie Evans asked professor Brian King, from the Polytechnic University's School of Hotel and Tourism Management, if the reopening is significant:
Consumer Council warns of unsafe swimming toys, aids  Listenfacebook
The consumer watchdog is warning parents that it's found potentially cancer-causing substances in children's swimming toys and aids. All 22 items tested by the Consumer Council were found to contain a potential carcinogen. And around 70 percent failed meet European safety standards -- with problems such as the loss of buoyancy, safety buckles accidentally releasing and seams breaking apart. Jim Gould asked the council's chief executive, Gilly Wong, how big a problem this is:
Duterte-critic journalist convicted in Philippine libel case  Listenfacebook
In a case seen as a test of the Philippines' media freedom, journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel. The former CNN journalist is the head of a news site that's critical of strongman President Rodrigo Duterte. A writer for the site, Rappler, has also been convicted. Both have been released on bail pending an appeal - but could face six years in prison. Ms Ressa denied the charges and claimed they were politically motivated. But the president and his supporters have accused her, and her site, of reporting fake news. Annemarie Evans asked our Manila correspondent Alan Robles what people are making of the story: