A current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation.



    主持人:Jim Gould and Ada Wong

    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

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    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am
    (*except holidays)

    Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.



    Latest pay trend survey

    9:00am-9:30am: Latest pay trend survey

    9:00am-9:30am: Lee Quane, Regional Director – Asia, ECA International
    9:00am-9:30am: Randy Chiu, Professor Emeritus, Department of Management, Hong Kong Baptist University’s School of Business 

    After 9am on Backchat, we'll look at the latest pay trend survey, that recommends a salary increase of up to a record 7.26 percent for civil servants. 

    20/05/2022 - 足本 Full (HKT 09:03 - 09:35)

    20/05/2022 - Latest pay trend survey



    Covid-19 updates; and transitional housing

    主持人:Jim Gould and Ada Wong

    8:30am-9:15am: Covid-19 updates

    8:30am-9:15am: Prof Roberto Bruzzone, Co-Director, HKU-Pasteur Re-search Pole, School of Public Health, HKU

    8:30am-9:00am: Dr Pan Pey-chyou, Chairman of the Hong Kong Medical and Health Care Staff General Union; Former Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Federa-tion of Trade Unions

    9:00am-9:15am: Achim Czerny, Associate Professor, Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    9:15am-9:30am: transitional housing

    9:15am-9:30am: Dr Rita Li, Director of Sustainable Real Estate Research Center; Associate Professor of Department of Economics and Finance, Hong Kong Shue Yan University

    On Tuesday's Backchat: Covid-19 updates; and transitional housing.

    A new survey by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists suggests that nearly half of unvaccinated Hongkongers say they won’t be getting inoculated against the coronavirus. Of the more than 5,600 respondents to the online survey, 47 percent of those who'd not been vaccinated said they wouldn't be getting the jabs, while 27 percent were undecided. 

    The results have come after Hong Kong reached its goal late last month of having 70 percent of the eligible population receive at least one Covid-19 shot. 

    Meanwhile, another airline - Swiss International Air Lines - has suspended flights to Hong Kong over the strict quarantine regime in force here.

    From 9:15am, we’re talking about transitional housing – is this a way to relieve housing problems?  


    07/12/2021 - 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)

    07/12/2021 - Covid-19 updates

    07/12/2021 - Transitional housing

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