Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every weekday from 8.30am-9.30am. Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, Backchat's Facebook , or send us a message at email@example.com
Catch it live:
Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am (*except holidays)
Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.
On Friday's Backchat: How have the anti-extradition protests changed Hong Kong? With “Lennon Wall” protest sites springing up all over town, and demonstrations planned in different parts of the New Territories, are we witnessing a change in the political climate? Is Hong Kong society becoming more polarized, as evidenced by the recent clashes between pro and anti-extradition bill protesters in Yau Tong? And what are the implications for November's District Council elections?
Leave a message below and we'll try to read it out on air, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 23388266. Also on Friday's programme: Outgoing Backchat producer Queenie Man reflects on six years of producing the show.
8:30- 9:30 Have the anti-extradition protests changed Hong Kong society?
- Suzanne Wu, Community Organizer, Community March
- Ramon Yuen, Sham Shui Po District Councillor, Democratic Party
- Edward Chin, Convenor, 2047 Hong Kong Monitor; and Hedge Fund Manager
- Junius Ho, Practising Solicitor and Legislator
- Joseph Cheng, Former Professor of Politics, City University of Hong Kong
- Dixon Sing, Associate Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
This May Day, a Backchat special wants to know if you share the Lantau Tomorrow Vision.
The Government has outlined the most ambitious plan in our history to build new islands connected by road and rail, a new central business district and housing for a million people. It’s estimated to cost more than 600 billion dollars in its first stage.
Critics say it’s overpriced and unnecessary. The Government says it will instil hope among Hong Kong people for economic progress and improved livelihoods.
We’ll be hearing from Government officials, and others, and we hope from you. Come along to the special Backchat programme live in our Kowloon Tong studios at 12 noon on Wednesday 1st May, and join the debate.
Backchat Special: Do you share the Lantau Tomorrow Vision?
Date: 1st May (Wednesday)
Time: 12noon - 1pm. Please arrive at Broadcasting House by 11.30am
Hosts: Hugh Chiverton, Danny Gittings
Venue: Studio 1, RTHK Broadcasting House, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong. (Take 29A minibus or taxi from Kowloon Tong MTR)
Panel Speakers include:
Michael Fong Head of Sustainable Lantau Office
Ng Mee-kam Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management, CUHK
Tom Yam Member, Citizens Task Force for Land Supply
Ivan Chung Deputy Director of Planning (Territorial), Planning Department
There will be plenty of time for live discussion with the audience, so come along and join the debate on May Day.
Email us at email@example.com if you'd like to come.
01/05/2019 - Backchat Special: Do you share the Lantau Tomorrow Vision?