RTHK Radio

Tough-talking RTHK TV host silences propaganda fears

Erik Mak's aggressive technique has drawn criticism. Photo: Nora Tam

The weekly programme 'Face to Face' hit the city's free TV channels last month on the orders of RTHK's government-appointed Director of Broadcasting Roy Tang Yun-kwong - sparking speculation that it was intended to be used as a political tool. 

Monday, 28 January, 2013, 5:41am

Going inside the radio booth

Young Post's junior reporters took to the airwaves last Sunday to talk about their favourite songs at the top of the charts. They also picked up an array of radio terminology from RTHK's Teen Time host Alyson Hau. Let's check out what they learned...

Prepare, prepare, prepare ...

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Young music talents sought

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 for applications until May 16. Applicants must have a permanent Hong Kong ID card.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

ICAC arrest 4 linked to RTHK over bogus service charges

Graft-busters last night confirmed they have arrested four people connected to RTHK for cheating the government over service charges.

The arrests, made over the past two days, came after the ICAC received a tip-off.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Punk meets Puccini ... ah, it's Lovely

Her debut album has been filed under 'folk' at HMV and was co-produced by her husband, Alex Turner, a member of British electronic act Plaid. But Mara Carlyle's The Lovely defies categorisation.

15 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Race caller doesn't fancy odds of return

One of Hong Kong's most popular racing broadcasters lamented the probable loss of live coverage on RTHK where he has been a commentator for the last 14 years.

Ma Yun-chi entered RTHK's broadcasting booth at Happy Valley's race track last night not knowing if he would ever return there to present another show for the radio station.

30 Jun 2005 - 12:00am


Music Go Round the Peak

Live music performances, from classical to contemporary, to launch RTHK Radio 4's 30th anniversary celebrations. Today, 3pm-5pm, various performance points along Lugard and Harlech roads, the Peak, free. Inquiries: 2339 6425

13 Nov 2004 - 12:00am


DJ Red (aka Tom Bowman, who hosts his own reggae show on RTHK Radio 3 on Saturday nights) plays 'reggae, roots, rockers and dubs' at Chemical Suzy. Tonight, 10pm-late, 2 Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. Tel: 2736 0087. Free entry

Chloe Clearance Sale

7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Views on free speech 'deeply disturbing'

I refer to the letter from the head of RTHK's English Programme Service, Richard Tsang, headlined 'Excellent response from listeners' (South China Morning Post, June 14).

I found his views on what constitutes free speech for the expatriate community deeply disturbing.

3 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Challenges awaiting RTHK's new broom

The news that RTHK Radio 3 is to lose its present head is interesting ('Head of Radio 3 quits after contract rejection,' South China Morning Post, May 22).

The public must speculate on the reasons for the move. As usual, our Government surrenders behind a veil of secrecy and will not explain events.

28 May 2002 - 12:00am

How to contribute

Individual gifts or inquiries can be made by calling 8108 5085. Cheques should be made out to Operation Santa Claus 2001, RTHK Radio 3, P.O. Box 70200, Kowloon.

13 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

How to contribute

Individual gifts or inquiries can be made by calling 8108 5085. Cheques should be made out to Operation Santa Claus 2001, RTHK Radio 3, P.O. Box 70200, Kowloon.

10 Dec 2001 - 12:00am


Operation Santa Claus has broken the $100,000 mark. Yesterday's donations brought the total to $101,685. A big thank-you goes to the Dutch Association for the $6,085 raised at a party.

Cheques should be crossed and made payable to Operation Santa Claus and posted to RTHK Radio 3, PO Box 70200, Kowloon.

6 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Dragon on air

The drama Dragon Island will be broadcast on Friday on RTHK Radio 4 as part of an inaugural International Festival of English-language Drama on Radio. The programme will be broadcast in five countries and RTHK will feature dramas from other countries in the following weeks.

4 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Stab in back for station's loyal listeners

I am an RTHK Radio 4 listener and a subscriber to its free FM Magazine. On April 29, I received a letter from RTHK informing me that I would be charged a $100 subscription fee for the magazine.

8 May 1997 - 12:00am