To promote expressive talents in English, Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 3 joins hands with Hong Kong Free Press and PEN Hong Kong to co-organise the English writing competition “Hong Kong’s Top Story 2018”. After receiving the fantastic response of 395 entries from the community, the judges selected eight prize-winners in both Junior and Adult Categories, with two of them granted the “Creative Award”. An award presentation ceremony was held on 11 December at RTHK.
Congratulations to all the winners!
First Prize: Yellow Bauhinia – Diana Marie N. GAMBOA
Second Prize: Confessions of a Street Busker – Matt, LEUNG Wai Hei
Third Prize: Midnight Rider –YOUNG Ho Ken
Most Creative Award: We Shall Strive – HUI Yu Hang
First Prize: A Song and I Had Parted Ways – BUI Yu Ling
Second Prize: To Be Family – Michael Shiaw-Tian LIAW
Third Prize: Where They Went – Jonathan NG
Most Creative Award: Banana Rolls – Charlotte Mui
On Hong Kong Heritage, Annemarie Evans continues with a second five-part series on the 90th anniversary of public service broadcasting in Hong Kong. This week we hear from former RTHK DJ Gerry Jose recalling early disco; and Rachel Cartland talking about long-time friend Cheung Man-yee, who was RTHK's first Chinese and first woman director of broadcasting, and broadcasters remembering June 4, 1989, and how it was covered on RTHK. . Hong Kong Heritage, Radio 3, Sat 7.30am, Sun 6.15pm. Or hear it on the podcast.
If you’re preparing to head out to the shops for some Christmas shopping, you may find this Saturday's Money Talk Xtra helpful. I’ll talk to the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Consumer Council about your rights as a consumer. Jimmy Lam meets a listener who’s had a bad consumer experience and was pressured into buying a beauty package she didn’t want. Finally, I speak to a NASA astronaut about how lessons learned from the space programme, such as the importance of vision, strategy, and innovation, can help entrepreneurs.
If you want to tell us about any of your financial concerns, then email@example.com is the email address or take a look at our Facebook page – Money Talk Xtra on RTHK Radio 3.
This morning's Letter to Hong Kong comes from Kenneth Leung, the legislator representing the Accountancy functional constituency. (Sundays, 8.15am-8.25am)
Sunday Escape: With the build up to Christmas well underway, the Pop Fugitives will be starting to think about some of their favourite things of the year in music, film and games, as well as what you should be buying as presents this year.
Paul's latest game choice is Katamari Damacy Reroll. The original was an oddly compulsive game, rolling around cute landscapes and collecting items as quickly as you could to add to your ball of stuff, accompanied by incredibly catchy music. Can this version be as good?
They'll also be rounding up the best of the new releases, hoping to pick an album of the week, delving into a box set and of course, eating biscuits. (Sundays 9.30am-1pm)
Vintage Chart Toppers: This week on the show we're off to Shanghai, and there's a TOP class Jazz guitarist. And while the Brothers are a-glow, there's actually a question over the colour of that door!(Sunday, 8.30am-9am)
Christmas is a time to give! The launch ceremony for Operation Santa Claus 2018 was held on November 13 at the Parade Ground at Tai Kwun, in Central. This year's theme is Spread some Joy this Christmas. Thirteen good causes will benefit from this year’s community-wide charity campaign.
The Friends of Asia 5-A-Side Football Tournament was held on Sunday 25th November 2018 at Sha Wan Sports Ground. It is part of the annual charity campaign Operation Santa Claus, jointly organised by RTHK and the South China Morning Post. Here's some highlights from the fun day!
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