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On Tuesday's Backchat, the aftermath of Super Typhoon Mangkhut. 8000 cleaners deployed, 1500 trees lost, 600 blocked roads, 450 flats with blown in windows, 8000 999 calls and 400 people going to hospital. Commuters were left stranded on Monday with large scale suspension of rail and bus services. CE Carrie Lam urged employers in the private sector to allow employees to work flexibly, but didn't give everyone a day of as they did in the Mainland. Who had the right idea? How did our infrastructure cope with the heavy wind and flooding? Call us with your thoughts on 23388266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. After 9.20, Police reaction to the sentencing of retired policeman Frankly Chu for hitting bystanders in the Occupy Movement.
18/09/2018 - 8:30-9:20 Aftermath of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Nixie Lam, Tsuen Wan District Councillor, DAB
Jeremy Young, Central and Western District Councillor, Liberal Party
Albert Lai, Policy Convenor, Professional Commons
Lee Cheuk-yan, General Secretary, Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions; and Former Legislator, Labour Party
Chai Man-hon, Southern District Councillor, Democratic Party
18/09/2018 - 9:20-9:30 Sentencing of Retired Policeman Frankly Chu