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On Monday's Backchat, human rights in Hong Kong. Amnesty International in its annual report said the situation was getting worse and the rights to peaceful assembly and expression were under threat as the Government took a harder line against occupy movement leaders and pro-HK independence debates on campus.The DoJ, in response, said prosecutors who were unbiased, professional and fair were free from interference when handling their prosecution work including cases involving the occupy movement, and that the accusations of political persecution were groundless. Who's right? Call us on 23388266 or email email@example.com. After 9.20, voluntary contributions to MPF.
On Monday's Money Talk we shall catch up with the latest business and finance headlines from over the weekend with William Ma, Chief Investment Officer from Noah Holdings and Aidan Yao, Senior China Economist at AXA Investment Managers.
We also talk to Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, President, International of The New York Times Company about international media and reporting in the age of Donald Trump, fake news and political uncertainty. (8 - 8:30 am, email firstname.lastname@example.org )
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A special, three-part series on Radio 3's Hong Kong Heritage. Interviews with Michael Wright, 105, at his home in London with producer/presenter Annemarie Evans. Mr Wright, who was born in Hong Kong in 1912, served as a soldier and later prisoner of war in Hong Kong and was the architect of the city’s post-war public housing as tens of thousands of refugees poured into the territory. Mr Wright, who died on January 26, woud later become the Director of Public Works and oversee Hong Kong at a time of water shortages in the 1960s.
Michael Wright, who was born in Hong Kong in 1912 and would later become the architect of Hong Kong’s early public housing, returns to the territory after an education in England, in 1938. He works as an architect before serving as a Volunteer officer during the Battle of Hong Kong. He is taken prisoner and in this programme describes life in Sham Shui Po and later Argyle Street camp and how important it was to keep the mind busy.
At 1.10 in the afternoon of February the 19th, the fourth day of the Year of the Dog, we invite you to “Do The Dog...with The Red Stripes”. Join Hong Kong’s premiere 11 piece Ska/Mod band as they recreate the rude sounds of the 2 Tone Era, with frontman Fred Croft, and Radio 3 hosts Carolyn Wright and Paul Haswell.
This programme was recorded on January the 28th at RTHK Studio 1 in front of a live audience. It was produced by Phil Whelan and Steve James.
(1.10pm-2pm, 19th February)
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