We're very proud to present our first ever Operation Santa Claus theme song, "Caring Christmas", performed by Pakho Chau and Alex Fong, our OSC ambassadors for 2020. It's all about caring and loving in our community and support for those of us who are having a challenging time in their lives. Please sing along with us this Christmas season — Wish you Merry Merry Christmas from My Heart — and share the happiness and joy. Let's make a difference!
Welcome to our Operation Santa Claus annual charity auction! Staycations, dining experiences -- we have some fabulous lots for sale. Normally we'd be holding a live event, in conjunction with our morning business programme, Money Talk, but in this time of temporary social distancing, we're doing it all online. And we hope you'll get involved and support Radio 3's efforts to raise funds for Operation Santa. We're inviting bids over a 24-hour period starting from 8.15am on December 10. But you are welcome to take a look now at what's here and register in advance. We'll also be adding further lots in the run-up period. Happy bidding!
The auction will open at 8:15am on Thursday 10 December.
You have exactly 24 hours to bid and the auction will close at 8:15am on Friday 11 December.
For information about the auction items and delivery please visit HERE
On Thursday's 123 Show we'll be hearing about the Operation Santa Claus annual charity auction with Peter Lewis. That's at 1.30. After 2, Saadia Usmani joins us for our regular Thursday Chinwag to talk about wacky Christmas gift ideas. Finally after 2.30, in this week's Artsing Around, Andrew Dembina talks to Kwong Man-chun and Yumi Cheung, two painters from an exhibition by four young artists called "A Backyard of Memories", on at Contemporary by Angela Li gallery in Sheung Wan.
Good morning and welcome to Thursday. Steve Vines was with us yesterday on Morning Brew, as he’s busy today. Normal service resumes next week. At 10.10 today we’re off to Washington, D.C. for a rematch with attorney and author Mike Godwin. He’s the creator of likely the first ever theory on human behaviour online. You know, the one from 1990 that says the probability of someone bringing up comparisons to Hitler in an internet argument is almost a certainty. Mike has more theories today about the current and incoming US Presidents. At 11.10, more about Hong Kong’s flourishing (despite all) art community. We’ll meet calligrapher Nathan Peter. He’s also part of a great exhibition and learning project happening these two weeks at The Catalyst in Sheung Wan. He’d like to invite you along to PAINting to see for yourself. At 12.10 our vet Dr. David Gething will be with us for his Thursday house call. Wine man JC Viens will be back on the air on December 17th. Join us on Facebook live throughout.(9:30am-1pm, email email@example.com and Facebook)
On Thursday's Backchat, covid confusion and mass sackings at Cable TV.
The Government is looking to increase fines for people breaking social-distancing rules to HK$10,000 from the current $2000, but there is considerable confusion about aspects of the latest measures.
Will sports grounds be closed? What about cinemas? Where do you not need to wear a mask? Is there any limit on numbers at social gatherings on private premises? What about gathering on transport? Can you gather if you are in the same household? What are the rules now on weddings and restaurants? What about dance halls? Do you have to download the tracing app?
Are you confused on the latest Covid-19 measures? Are you worried you may be penalised? It's good for the rules to be adjusted, but are you keeping up?
From 9:15am-9:30am, we'll be discussing the sackings in Cable TV.
Let us know your thoughts, you can leave a message here, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 23388266.
US president-elect Joe Biden's pick for Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, warned that there would be “more devastation” in the economy if leaders failed to address the fallout from the pandemic and its disproportionate toll on low-income families. She said the combination of lost lives, lost jobs and bankrupt small businesses amounted to an “American tragedy” that needed to be quickly tackled. She added that the world's largest economy was facing a historic crisis hitting the most vulnerable the hardest.
On Thursday's Money Talk, we're joined by Personal Wealth Advisor, Enzio von Pfeil and John Marrett, Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit. With a view from Taiwan is Ross Feingold, Business Development Director at SafePro Group.
May Lam, General Manager, Public Affairs at Swire Properties talks to Hugh Chiverton about their very special arrangements in support of Operation Santa Claus 2020. With a lot of imagination, and a little help from a famous name...
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivers her annual policy address on Wednesday, November 25. There's a live broadcast of the speech and her afternoon news conference and full news coverage on Radio 3. (See daily schedule)
Policy Address Phone-in: On Friday, November 27, from 8-9am, Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung will join us in our studio to answer your questions and listen to your comments on the Policy Address. Hosted by Hugh Chiverton and Danny Gittings.
Operation Santa Claus (OSC), jointly organised by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 3 and the South China Morning Post (SCMP), kicked off its annual fund-raising campaign today with the theme ‘Caring Community, Caring Christmas’ for 2020, as well as a series of announcements aimed at promoting the spirit of giving to benefit those in need during the festive season.
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