"RTHK News" is the latest RTHK mobile app dedicated to the provision of RTHK news content in both Chinese and English, including latest news and news programmes which is developed by News & Current Affairs and New Media Unit of Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). Users can listen to live programme of RTHK Radio 1 or Radio 3. Users can add/remove and rearrange the news content blocks according to their preferences.
We have incorporated appropriate accessibility features in this app., if you encounter difficulties in using this app., please contact us via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Swap news or news programme tiles
User touches and holds the news or news programme tile and drags it to another tile.
Remove news or news programme tiles
User touches and holds news or news programme tile and drags it to the delete area. The tile will be deleted automatically.
Share news or news programmes with friends in social networks
User can certainly share favorite news, video news and audio news programmes in "RTHK News" with friends. Just click on at top right corner.
Equipped with "Simple Mode"
This function is specially designed for visually impaired users.
Download news video
"RTHK News" provides a download function. User clicks at news detail to pre-load news video to "My Downloads" column for subsequent watching.
Download news programme
User clicks at episode detail of news programme to pre-load audio to "My Downloads" column for subsequent listening.
Android user can find the function at "Setting"
iOS user can find the function at system settings "Notifications"
Push Alert function
Users are notified of breaking news at their choice.
When users tap the “Radio Live” button, they can listen live programme of RTHK Radio 1 or Radio 3.
When users tap the button at top right corner, they can control audio playback. And then, users also can control the player when they are watching other pages.
What is "RTHK News"?
“RTHK News” is a RTHK mobile app dedicated to the provision of "RTHK News" content in both Chinese and English, including latest news and news programmes, which is developed by New Media Unit of Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).
What are the system requirements for "RTHK News"?
Device: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 2 or later, Android phone and tablet
Operating system: iOS 9.0 or later, Android 4.2 or above
Network: Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G required
Interface: Traditional Chinese or English
*Please note that the operation systems listed below are not official Android Systems, which may have compatibility issues with “RTHK News” and the app's functionality cannot be guaranteed:
Yes, "RTHK News" is completely free and available to iOS and Android users. Users may download it for free at iTunes App Store or Google Play. RTHK does not charge any fees for it. While "RTHK News" is a free service, data transmission fees may be incurred for receiving/ transmitting data through mobile devices, and such function may be not applicable to your monthly plan. Please consult your mobile phone network on the actual fee arrangement before using the application.
How long will the audio news programmes be kept on the "RTHK News"?
Audio news programme are archived on the app for 6 months.
What is "Simple Mode"?
The "Simple Mode" is specially designed for visually impaired users.
Can I share news or news programmes with my friends in social networks?
Yes, you can certainly share your favorite news, video news and audio news programmes in "RTHK News" with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers, email recipients and more. Just click on the sharing button at top right corner.
When I am listening to audio news programme or watching video news, why the player will sometimes get buffered or unsmooth or even go offline?
The internet connection may be unstable or inadequate in speed. Please check the condition of internet access of your device. You may also enquire about the network issues from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
May I download audio news programmes or video news from "RTHK News"?
You can use the download function to pre-load our audio news programmes or video news to "My Downloads" column for subsequent listening or watching.
Whom can I contact if I have other ideas or queries about "RTHK News"?
If you have any ideas or problems, please send us an email with a detailed description of the issue, and let us know what device you use to access "RTHK News". Email: email@example.com