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Radio Television Hong Kong

More money and staff planned to boost RTHK

A blueprint for the future of RTHK was unveiled yesterday by the government, which pledged more money and a renewed recruitment drive to staff planned new services.

Saturday, 4 December, 2010, 12:00am

Off script

The decision by Director of Broadcasting Franklin Wong Wah-kay to step down as head of RTHK comes at a critical time with the station at a crossroads. Wong said last week he would not renew his contract when it expires in February because of health problems.

27 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Wong may be ready for a new direction after his bumpy ride at RTHK

Rumours about Franklin Wong Wah-kay's departure from the RTHK have been going around for months. In fact, the man himself dropped the strongest hint last month, comparing himself to a vintage car that needs a service.

21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Operation Santa sets out to raise the bar

Get ready, Hong Kong: it's that time of the year again when the city shows its heart of gold, during one of the biggest fund-raising events of the festive season - Operation Santa Claus.

17 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Operation Santa Claus set to loosen purse strings

The Christmas trees are up, the harbourfront lights are on and tonight Hong Kong's giving spirit will be on show for the launch of Operation Santa Claus.

Every year Hongkongers display their generosity by making Operation Santa Claus, jointly organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK, one of the biggest events of the festive season.

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am


Compulsory sale law needs to be repealed

In his column ('Developing farce', October 30), Albert Cheng King-hon states: 'It's obvious that the compulsory sale law has not weakened property rights or deprived owners of their interests.'

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Editorial independence remains, says RTHK's chief adviser

RTHK must continue to monitor the government or lose all credibility, says the chairman of a new advisory board overseeing the public broadcaster's operations.

1 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The photograph accompanying Thursday's report on page A2, 'Party politics only way forward, says former Exco chief', should have been credited to RTHK.

9 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Political Animal

Heads above the parapet

23 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Smaller classes urged for schools

Educators at a City Forum yesterday appealed to the government for a reduction in class sizes. Organised by RTHK at Victoria Park, the forum invited principals, teachers and parents to discuss smaller secondary school classes. Most were in favour of reducing class sizes, saying the move would not put a great dent in public coffers as the government says.

20 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

RTHK retains hosts of political satire show

Contracts have been renewed for the hosts of RTHK's Headliner show, amid rumours that they would be axed from the popular political satire television programme.

Ng Chi-sum and Tsang Chi-ho will host the show, which often takes aim at the government - for the coming programme season from October to early December.

2 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

RTHK committee is out of the blocks but not up and running

Their two-year terms might start today, but apparently when and how work is to begin is yet to be mapped out.

1 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

RTHK chief confident in its independence

RTHK will not retreat from its role in monitoring the government despite the creation earlier this month of an advisory committee to guide the public broadcaster, its head, Franklin Wong Wah-kay, has pledged.

27 Aug 2010 - 12:00am


Officials do act against illegal guest houses

I refer to the letter by A. L. Nanik ('Police crackdown on illegal guest houses is long overdue', August 19) on illegal guest houses and enforcement of guest house licensing conditions.

24 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Let RTHK do its job without interference

A free flow of information is one of the cornerstones of our city's success. Integral to that is a free and robust media ensuring our community is well informed.

18 Aug 2010 - 12:00am