監製:Executive Producer: Paul Lee Producer: Grace Wong


    People are living longer and longer. While longevity is something to be celebrated, an ageing population is a considerable problem for any modern city or country.
    According to Hong Kong Population Projections, the population is expected to remain on an ageing trend. The proportion of the population aged 65 and over is projected to rise markedly to 2.58 million in 2064. The needs of long term elderly care are projected with declining mortality rate in our aging population.
    Most of the people want to age at home instead of spending their last part of lives in old age homes. In Hong Kong, a policy referred to as ageing in place was introduced in 2003. But have the burden of the caregivers been addressed?

    聯絡: pca@rthk.hk


    • The Eve of the Trial

      The Eve of the Trial

      After the Umbrella Movement at 2014, the three co-founders Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming, and the other six defendants include lawmakers Tanya Chan and Shiu Ka-chun, the Democratic Party’s Lee Wing-tat, the League of Social Democrats’ Raphael Wong, and former student leaders Tommy Cheung and Eason Chung.

      The defendants are facing charges of inciting others to create a public nuisance, and inciting others to incite more people to create a public nuisance. And the three co-founders face an additional charge of conspiring to create a public nuisance.The trial will begin on November 19. Each charge carries a maximum sentence of seven years in jail.

      Raphael Wong Ho Ming and Tommy Cheung Sau Yin well prepared before the trial.

      Tommy is the youngest among the defendants. He is 24 .He join the social movement when he was in secondary school. He is the former spokesman of Scholarism, president of the Student Union of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the standing committee of the Hong Kong Federation of Students (HKFS). He had launched campaigns against the proposed Moral and National Education. After the Umbrella Movement, he felt tired. He was no longer active in the social campaigns and turns his focus on making money.

      Raphael had been released from prison this April after a four-and-a-half month jail sentence in January for contempt after failing to comply with an injunction to clear the 2014 Umbrella Movement protest site in Mong Kok.

      Last year, he was sentenced to 13 months in jail for his involvement in the Northeast New Territories development plan demonstrations outside the legislature. He and the other twelve won the appeal on sentence before the Court of Final Appeal this September. He is an optimistic person. He believes social movement can change the society. His family are touched by his enthusiasm and turn to support him wholeheartedly.

    • The Book Merchant

      The Book Merchant

      In Hong Kong, thousands of books are published every year. There are nearly a hundred bookstores and countless publishers. Do you know more than half of the bookstores in Hong Kong come from the same enterprise? And three out of the big five publishers also come from this enterprise. Who runs this enterprise? Is it related to the Chinese government?

    • I See Your Beauty

      I See Your Beauty

      Yu Mo-lin is a Hong Kong actress.She was often assigned roles such as a street cleaner, maid and unattractive woman. Her roles and personality leave a deep impression with the audience and view her as a symbol of 'ugly woman' on TV and movies in Hong Kong. In this episode, we will listen to her struggles of acting as an ugly woman whereas she always wish to be beautiful.

    • Mangkhut Memories

      Mangkhut Memories

      One of the most powerful typhoons in Hong Kong’s history caused a record storm surge, uprooted trees, and continued to wreak havoc across the region.
      The city, luckily, is able to avoid serious casualties but was facing a long and difficult recovery from extensive damage.
      Despite zero casualties, commuters were outrages as a result of battling huge crowds to get back to work before the transportation system back to order.
      This episode records, from citizens perspective, how the super typhoon battered the city of Hong Kong over a weekend.

    • A Tragic Hero

      A Tragic Hero

      The People’s Republic of China’s national anthem, like that of any other country, is frequently heard on international occasions. While people may be familiar with the music, perhaps not many are cognizant of the story about the man who wrote the stirring, patriotic lyrics.

    • The Story Of 40 Years

      The Story Of 40 Years

      On this the 40 th anniversary of Hong Kong Connection, we look back on the past four decades that seem to have gone by in a flash. They will certainly be recorded as eventful years in Hong Kong’s history, with extensive coverage devoted to the change of sovereignty and the demand for democracy.

    • Coming of Age

      Coming of Age

      This year, 2018, marks the 40 th anniversary of Hong Kong Connection. At this juncture, we thought we would revisit a few young people we interviewed 25 years ago when they were pupils in primary school to learn about their process of coming of age.

    • Glorifying God to Serve Man

      Glorifying God to Serve Man

      The Union Church at Kennedy Town has just started the redevelopment this month. The grade 3 historical building will turn a 22-storey luxurious apartment. The church collaborates with developers and will enjoy a free new church and flats that will worth more than 500 million.

      Such collaboration is not the first in Hong Kong. Another recent case is the Shing Mun River site owned by The Assemblies of God, applying through Town Planning Board to change the land use from open to residential buildings. Why can churches turn into apartments? We will examine issues arising from the relevant procedures and whether that will affect the overall town planning of the community.

    • A Decade Of Wounds

      A Decade Of Wounds

      The Wenchuan earthquake 10 years ago changed the lives of countless people. The temblor reaffirmed for them the impermanence of life and compelled them onto the path of rights activists.
      Some parents waited 10 years hoping the authorities would erect a tombstone over a mass grave and engrave their children’s names on it. Others were jailed for probing the truth behind shoddy construction work.
      Ten years of wounds that won’t heal. As the pain of the earthquake dissipates, does a new life beckon or another round of trauma?

    • An Unforgettable Earthquake

      An Unforgettable Earthquake

      10 years ago, nearly 70,000 people died in the Wenchuan earthquake. Thousands of parents lost their children. After the quake, many people suspected shoddy construction work caused a large number of schools to collapse. Sang Jun and Liu Yuting, the parents of 2 victims, persevered in finding the truth. In the past decade, they trod the same road of appeals to the court, petitioning Beijing, and asking the media to expose the issue. But investigations still wallow in the mires.
      For 10 years, they struggled between persistence and renunciation.
      Will persistence bring a new dawn?
      Will giving up mean the lost of all hope?