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  1. Fired radio host tells RTHK to 'show more respect'

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So Peter.so@scmp.com Ditched RTHK radio host Robert Chow Yung called on the broadcaster to show more respect for its staff. Chow was speaking on his last day as a co-host of morning phone-in programme Talkabout. 'It [RTHK] might think that it's already been nice to you as it provides you a platform to speak, but that's not the case,' he said after finishing ...

  2. RTHK axes popular radio phone-in hosts

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Two popular and prominent radio phone-in hosts at RTHK have been told their contracts will not be renewed next year. Ng Chi-sum, a co-host of evening phone-in ... anymore and I can take a Christmas holiday, something I haven't done for 12 years.' RTHK head of corporate communications Kirindi Chan Man-kuen said the matter had nothing to do ...

  3. Lawmakers want answers on axed radio hosts

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The controversy over RTHK's axing of two popular radio hosts has deepened, and legislators will ask the RTHK's chief to explain the decision ... of the public affairs unit of RTHK's Chinese-language radio programme division, denied that politics was behind the move, which he said had started taking shape a year ago. He also said the station ...

  4. Days of uncertainty now behind you, RTHK boss tells staff on his last day

    Posted Feb 08th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... threat. A 44-year veteran of RTHK, Wong said he did not want to renew his three-year contract as director of broadcasting for health reasons. Deputy Director of Broadcasting Gordon Leung Chung-tai will serve as acting director until a successor is identified. The staff union said it would be a challenge for Leung to safeguard RTHK's independence, given his background in government ...

  5. Young music talents sought

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh If you can sing or play a musical instrument well, Young Music Makers 2011 is for you. The competition is hosted by Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 4 and is open ... 16, 1988, respectively. After a first-round audition, the selected 13 candidates will be invited to a live audition at RTHK Radio 4 and RTHK ETV. Their performances will be recorded to a CD ...

  6. RTHK Quartet Second Anniversary Concert

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cellist Laurent Perrin, viola player Elvis Chan Tsz-shun and violinists Li Hoai-nam and Ayako Ichimaru (left) play works by Mendelssohn and Shostakovich. Dec 6, 8pm, Studio 1, Radio Television HK, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2339 6425 ...

  7. Digital RTHK to offer English, Putonghua

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com RTHK will provide a lifeline for listeners of English and Putonghua radio shows facing a limited choice under the new digital radio system. TV stations are required to have an English-language channel, but there is no such rule for digital radio broadcasters. RTHK said this week that, from November, two of its five digital audio broadcasting (DAB) ...

  8. Sacking just broadcasts RTHK's high-handedness

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Albert Cheng One of the hosts of RTHK's most popular entertainment programme- whose title is loosely translated as Mad Show and Happy- was suddenly dismissed last week without any warning or immediate explanation. The head of Radio 2 said this week that Spencer Leung Sze-ho was not dismissed because of problems over his contract, as had earlier been claimed, but said both ...

  9. RTHK contract staff in job protest

    Posted Mar 12th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Contract staff from RTHK yesterday staged a protest against a decision by the broadcaster to fill 80 new positions through open recruitment instead of by internal promotion. ... forcing them either to leave or to apply for lower-ranked posts on lower salaries, said Janet Mak Lai-ching, chairwoman of the RTHK Programme Staff Union. In December, the government announced ...

  10. RTHK let down by its Szeto funeral decision

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the old-fashioned free-to-air channels. In fact, if you are no longer a keen follower of free-to-air channels, you would be missing three quality documentary programmes from RTHK, which is leading the field ... and Hong Kong Stories. But while some people may have missed these programmes, the public has clearly not forgotten the quality of RTHK's brand of informative storytelling. A University ...




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