John Patkin

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Opinion | Over six months of protests, Hong Kong’s leaders may have been ‘too simple, too naive’

The deep divisions in society since Occupy have only hardened over the recent protests. The government must modify or introduce new legislation to streamline police responses to various levels of violence and introduce a code of conduct for the media.

26 Dec 2019 - 7:30AM

The deep divisions in society since Occupy have only hardened over the recent protests. The government must modify or introduce new legislation to streamline police responses to various levels of violence and introduce a code of conduct for the media.

Over six months of protests, Hong Kong’s leaders may have been ‘too simple, too naive’
Manchester is a reminder that the West is failing to prevent terror attacks, and how data banks can help
End of digital radio is a chance for RTHK to better serve ethnic minorities
How scrapping tunnel tolls could free up Hong Kong’s roads
Is Hong Kong's English-language radio speaking to its audience?

As Commercial Radio and Metro Broadcast Corporation prepare for licence renewals, the government should consider clarifying why both organisations must provide English-language services and why they are so heavily scrutinised.

25 Jun 2014 - 3:39AM

As Commercial Radio and Metro Broadcast Corporation prepare for licence renewals, the government should consider clarifying why both organisations must provide English-language services and why they are so heavily scrutinised.

Is Hong Kong's English-language radio speaking to its audience?
Was Commercial Radio's dismissal of Li Wei-ling just a business decision?

The recent departure of host Li Wei-ling could easily be justified as a programming decision but has highlighted the need for regular industry-wide ratings and a redistribution of FM frequencies.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The recent departure of host Li Wei-ling could easily be justified as a programming decision but has highlighted the need for regular industry-wide ratings and a redistribution of FM frequencies.

Was Commercial Radio's dismissal of Li Wei-ling just a business decision?
Digital radio reception still fuzzy