监制:Paul Lee


    The government imposed lockdown in four streets in the Jordan district in late January and conducted mandatory Covid-19 tests on the residents. This episode records this unprecedented operation.

    联络: pca@rthk.hk


    • To jab or not to jab?

      To jab or not to jab?

      In order to protect public health and gradually bring the society back to normal, the government has launched a citywide Covid-19 vaccination programme to provide all Hong Kong citizens with free jabs. This episode records what people think about the vaccination with over a million people already having received the first dose in the two months after the programme began. In order to go to mainland China, some elderly are determined to get vaccinated, until more and more people have felt unwell after getting vaccinated. As an old lady starts to hesitate, she tries to get a physical examination at different clinics and hospitals to ensure that vaccination is suitable for her. There are also different opinions on vaccination within families, while elderly homes have different considerations on whether to let their residents get jabbed.

    • Cats Just Around The Corner

      Cats Just Around The Corner

      Stray cats in Hong Kong have witnessed the urban development of the city and accompanied people through their ups and downs. In recent years, more and more people have become aware of animal rights and animal welfare. How do local animal volunteers handle the neutering and adoption of stray cats? What challenges do they face? And what motivates them to insist on doing what they are doing?

    • Food In The Time Of Covid

      Food In The Time Of Covid

      Many people became unemployed or underemployed amid the pandemic. It is difficult for people without social security assistance or regular food assistance to make ends meet. There is a soaring need for food assistance in the society. Does Hong Kong provide enough food assistance to its people? What challenges are non-government organisations which provide food assistance facing?

    • Operation Parents

      Operation Parents

      In early February, the Education Bureau announced that measures for restricting classroom teaching would be relaxed. After Chinese New Year, at most one-third of students at secondary schools, primary schools and kindergartens were allowed to go to school for classes. If all the teachers and staff members undergo Covid-19 tests every two weeks, the schools would be allowed to resume half-day classroom teaching. This episode records how two couples arrange their children’s learning time during the pandemic.

    • Historic Treasure Hunt

      Historic Treasure Hunt

      The Roman-style architecture of the cistern at Bishop Hill came to light during demolition work. The public attention drawn to it made it become a Grade 1 historic building spared from demolition. The incident raised people’s awareness of conservation - why wasn’t architecture of such historic value protected long ago? It turned out that the list of historic buildings compiled by the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) only covered buildings but not stone slabs, steles, water tanks, etc. The incident also revealed a lack of communication among government departments. Moreover, the job of grading all architecture now falls on a five-member AMO expert panel. People believe that the AMO should be more transparent and listen to public opinion by establishing more channels.

    • A Declaration

      A Declaration

      180,000 civil servants in Hong Kong were required to take an oath or sign a declaration to uphold the Basic Law and swear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR) within four weeks. What constitutes a breach of the oath? What are the consequences of signing the declaration or not?

    • After the Lockdown

      After the Lockdown

      The government imposed lockdown in four streets in the Jordan district in late January and conducted mandatory Covid-19 tests on the residents. This episode records this unprecedented operation.

    • Don’t let the Truth be Buried

      Don’t let the Truth be Buried

      Alex Chow Tsz-lok, a 22-year-old student of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, fell to death in Sheung Tak Carpark in Tseung Kwan O on November 4, 2019, becoming the first person who died at the scene of confrontation between police and demonstrators during the anti-extradition law protests in 2019. The cause of his death kept raising speculation in the society. One year after the incident, the Coroner’s Court opened a 29-day inquest, in which the jury reached a four to one majority to conclude with an open verdict. Were the inquest and the verdict able to solve mysteries to give people relief and unveil the truth?

    • How Far Can We Go

      How Far Can We Go

      While the current District Councils dominated by the pro-democracy camp have passed not even half of their 4-year term, it has been rumoured that District Councillors would be required to swear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administration Region and that some would be disqualified. Meanwhile, the pro-government camp has been setting up organizations across Hong Kong to monitor the district councils and demanding that the government makes District Councillors vow allegiance, so that those who violate the oath would be disqualified. How do the District Councillors carry on with their work amid this political environment?

    • Unemployment Wave

      Unemployment Wave

      Between November 2020 to January 2021, almost 250,000 people became unemployed, close to the unemployment record after the outbreak of SARS in 2003. The pandemic has led to a local unemployment wave, hitting the tourism, consumer and food and beverage industries. With the current waves of layoff, wage cut and closure, how do people face the economic impacts brought by the pandemic?