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On Friday's Backchat, the US-China trade war. Panasonic , a Japanese Corporation has announced it will suspend component shipments to Huawei, following in the footsteps of Google and others. This is the latest escalation in a broadening conflict, which has spread beyond tarfiffs to embargos, threats of boycotts and more. Should recent actions by the U.S. in the South China Sea be seen as part of the same strategy? Or American attitudes to events in Hong Kong? Do you agree with comments that there is a real threat of a Cold War, - a battle for global economic, technological and military dominance? Will China fight back, and if so, how? Where will the rest of the world stand in such a conflict?
After 9.20, should Robin's Nest be recognized as country park?
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24/05/2019 - 8:30- 9:20 US-China Trade War
24/05/2019 - 9:20-9:30 Should Robin’s Nest be recognized as country park?
On Wednesday's Backchat, human rights in Hong Kong. Amnesty International HK has published a report warning that our human rights situation is in 'rapid decline' after several incidents including banning election candidates, the outlawing of the National Party, and the refusal of a visa for Victor Mallet. Do you agree with them that the Government is being far more aggressive in restricting freedom of expression? If so,what could be done to defend human rights and freedoms?
After 9.20, how worried should we be about measles?
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27/03/2019 - 8:30- 9:20 Human Rights in Hong Kong
Tam Man-kei, Director, Amnesty International Hong Kong
Simon Henderson, Senior Policy Advisor, Justice Center Hong Kong; and Spokesperson, Hong Kong Universal Periodic Review Coalition
Benson Wong, Guest lecturer, Department of International Education and Lifelong Learning, Education University of Hong Kong
Carole Petersen, Professor of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa; and Former Director, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, University of Hong Kong
27/03/2019 - 9:20-9:30 Outbreak of Measles