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RTHK: Hong Kong government's public broadcaster
Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) is the public broadcasting service in Hong Kong. GOW, the predecessor to RTHK was established in 1928 as the first broadcasting service in Hong Kong. As a government department under the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of the Hong Kong Government, RTHK's educational, entertainment, and public affairs programmes are broadcast on its seven radio channels and three television channels, as well as commercial television channels.


Hong Kong's free media fears being silenced by China's national security law

When a team of producers at Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) heard on May 19 that the publicly funded broadcaster planned to axe one of its most popular weekly shows, they rushed to the building next..
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Hong Kong confirms first case of new Wuhan virus: local media

Hong Kong confirmed its first case of a new flu-like coronavirus on Wednesday following an outbreak in the central mainland China city of Wuhan, local broadcasters RTHK, Cable TV and TVB said, citing..
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Hong Kong police fire tear gas to break up Christmas Eve protest chaos

hong kong police fire tear gas to break up christmas eve protest chaos
HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong riot police fired rounds of tear gas at thousands of protesters, many wearing masks and reindeer horns, after scuffles in shopping malls and in a prime tourist district..
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Foreign experts quit Hong Kong police probe in blow to force's credibility: RTHK

Five foreign experts have quit a panel advising Hong Kong's police watchdog on an investigation into police conduct during months of pro-democracy protests after raising doubts about the probe's..
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Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after residents turned out in record numbers to vote following six..
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China's PLA soldiers seen helping clean up streets after Hong Kong protests: RTHK

Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers in shorts and t-shirts joined pro-China residents in Hong Kong on Saturday to clean up barricades and debris after anti-government protests blocked roads,..
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Hong Kong police fire beanbag rounds in overnight clashes with protesters

Hong Kong police fired beanbag rounds and used pepper spray in late night skirmishes with pro-democracy protesters, broadcaster RTHK said on Wednesday, as unrest that has gripped the Chinese-ruled city..
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Hong Kong protests disrupt transportation citywide

Cathay Pacific and other domestic carriers such as Hong Kong Airlines were the most affected by the flight cancellations, public broadcaster RTHK said
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Tear gas fired at protesters near Liaison Office

tear gas fired at protesters near liaison office
Riot police have fired tear-gas at protesters in Western district on Hong Kong Island after hundreds of protesters occupied roads around Queen’s Road West near Beijing’s Liaison Office. At around..
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Beijing says HK must investigate 'criminal responsibility of violent offenders'

beijing says hk must investigate 'criminal responsibility of violent offenders'
Beijing condemned the ransacking of Hong Kong's legislature last night and said it supports Hong Kong authorities to investigate the "criminal responsibility of violent offenders,'' RTHK reports. The..
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