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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2020-07-09
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Cornovirus surge causes rethink on social distancing  Listenfacebook
Recently-eased social distancing measures will be tightened again on Saturday because of the resurgence of Covid-19. With the number of local coronavirus cases jumping to 34 on Thursday to 34, the government announced that the it will limit restaurants to 60 percent of capacity, , with an eight person limit for each table. More stringent controls will also be placed on bars, nightclubs, karaokes and gyms. An infectious disease specialist from the University of Hong Kong, Professor Ivan Hung, told Annemarie Evans the sharp rise in cases now is probably due to the previous relaxation of anti-epidemic measures:
Security law warning over primary polls  Listenfacebook
Constitutional affairs secretary Erick Tsang says the primary polls the opposition is planning to choose candidates for September's Legislative Council elections could breach multiple parts of the national security law. But the claim has been met with derision from the pro-democracy camp. Damon Pang reports:
Morning Star shines in the harbour  Listenfacebook
Victoria Harbour now has its first regular low-emission ferry service. The Star Ferry Company has changed one of its diesel-engine vessels into a diesel-electric one. Candice Wong went for a ride on the now greener ferry, the Morning Star: