A current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation.



    主持人:Danny Gittings and Nixie Lam

    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 backchat@rthk.hk

    Catch it live:
    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am
    (*except holidays)

    Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.



    Overseas Chinese; World Obesity Day

    8:30-9:15 Overseas Chinese

    830-9 Phone Erin Wen Ai Chew Co-Founder and Convener for the Asian Australian Alliance
    830-9 phone Lai-Ha Chan Senior Lecturer in the Social and Political Sciences Program, School
    of Communication at the University of Technology Sydney
    9-915 Phone Chip Tsao, columnist and social commentator

    9:15-9:30 World Obesity Day
    Phone Dr Norman Chan, Specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

    On Friday's Backchat, racism towards Overseas Chinese; and World Obesity Day.
    A survey released by Australian think-tank Lowy Institute found that nearly one in five Chinese
    Australians have experienced verbal or physical abuse because of their heritage.
    Most respondents (66 per cent) said the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the racist
    incidents, while more than half blamed the state of Australia-China relations.
    And community groups supporting Chinese communities in the UK are being trained to support victims of Covid-related racial attacks, after a Chinese lecturer was assaulted last week.
    Have you or your family friends experienced such racism? Why do you think it is apparently

    From 9:15am-9:30am we'll be discussing the dangers of obesity and connections to Covid.

    05/03/2021 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:30 - 09:35)

    第一部份 Part 1 (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)

    第二部份 Part 2 (HKT 09:03 - 09:35)

    05/03/2021 - Overseas Chinese

    05/03/2021 - World Obesity Day


    02 - 03




    NPCSC meeting and postponement of Legco election

    主持人:Danny Gittings and Nixie Lam

    On Friday's Backchat: What will happen in Beijing as the NPC Standing Committee meets to decide how to handle the one year postponement of Hong Kong's Legislative Council elections? Will some opposition lawmakers be barred from sitting on any provisional legislature set up to handle the hiatus? And will others walk out in protest? Leave a message on our Facebook Page: Backchat on RTHK Radio 3 and we'll try to read it out on air, or email us at backchat@rthk.hk or call us on 23388266.

    8:30-9:00 Prof Ho Lok-sang, Senior Research Fellow, Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute at Lingnan University  

    8:30-9:00 Emily Lau, former Democratic Party lawmaker 


    9:00-9:30 Andrew Leung,  International and Independent China Strategist and former Director-General of Social Welfare 

    9:00-9:30 Edward Chin, Hedge Fund Manager and Convenor, 2047 Hong Kong Monitor 


    07/08/2020 - 足本 Full (HKT 08:30 - 09:35)

    第一部份 Part 1 (HKT 08:30 - 09:00)

    第二部份 Part 2 (HKT 09:03 - 09:35)

    07/08/2020 - NPCSC meeting and postponement of Legco elections (Part 1)

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