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    National Security Law legislation in Hong Kong

    On Monday's Backchat, National Security Law legislation in Hong Kong.
    The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said on Friday that Beijing’s move to enact a national security law for Hong Kong is "timely, necessary and very important", while the CE said it doesn't amend the Basic Law and that judicial independence will not be damaged. Pan-democrats are concerned at the plan to 'establish sound legal systems and enforcement mechanisms'; including Mainland security agencies operating in the Special Administrative Region.

    Are you concerned, or relieved? Is this the end of One Country Two Systems?

    8:30am-9:00am Christine Loh, Former Undersecretary for Environment and former legislator
    8:30am-9:30am Jacky Fung, Thinktank researcher and social commentator
    9:00am-9:30am Martin Lee, Veteran Democrat
    9:00am-9:30am Nathan Law, Pro-democracy democrat

    25/05/2020 - 第一部份 Part 1 (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)




    Eddy Lau, Vice-President of SME Global Alliance


    Dr John Tan


    Professor Ben Cowling

    Poverty Alleviation / Rat Problems

    On Thursday's Backchat, poverty alleviation. CE Carrie Lam said in the recent Poverty Summit that broad participation is needed to address social issues effectively by making good use of the resources from corporations and the market.  Meanwhile Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong raised an idea of using money from a public-private trust fund to build transitional housing for low-income families. What are  practical ideas to alleviate poverty? The Government is spending more and more money on poverty alleviation, but rates are actually going up in the most recent figures. What's the cause of poverty here?After 9.20, rat problems. 
    Leave a message below, email us at backchat@rthk.hk or call us on 23388266.


    16/05/2019 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:30 - 09:32)

    第一部份 Part 1 (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)

    第二部份 Part 2 (HKT 09:03 - 09:32)

    16/05/2019 - 8:30- 9:20 Poverty Alleviation

    Suzanne Wu, Community Organizer, Community March; and Former Chairman, Labour Party

    Sze Lai-shan, Community Organizer, Society for Community Organization

    Paul Yip, Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong

    Anthony Wong, Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

    16/05/2019 - 9:20-9:30 Rats and Rodents Problems

    Jacky Lee, Kowloon City District Convener, Alliance to Combat Rodents

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