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On Monday's Backchat: we're asking is there any future for Carrie Lam, and for the extradition bill? The government has officially suspended passage of the controversial legislation, and towards the end of yesterday's massive march, the Chief Executive apologized to the people of Hong Kong, admitting that the deficiencies in the government's work had caused disappointment and grief among the people. Where do we go now? How did Carrie Lam, and the Liaison Office so badly get this wrong? How should the police handling demonstrators still occupying roads in Central? What does Beijing make of the debacle?
8:30- 9:30 Suspension of Extradition Bill
Charles Mok, Legislator representing IT Functional Constituency
Edward Chin, Hedge Fund Manager; and Convenor, 2047 Hong Kong Monitor
Felix Chung, Leader and Legislator representing Textiles and Garment Functional Constituency, Liberal Party
Chung Kim-wah, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Claudia Yip, Spokesperson, Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor
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?