RTHK acting deputy broadcasting director Chan Man-Kuen, seen speaking to media in 2016, is leaving the public broadcaster citing health concerns. Photo: Dickson Lee

Citing health reasons, deputy head of Hong Kong’s public broadcaster steps down as pressure mounts to toe government line

  • RTHK dismisses suggestions the popular Chan Man-kuen left over political concerns, though staff union calls timing ‘uncanny’
  • The station, told on Wednesday to provide positive coverage of the national security law, has been at the centre of several programming controversies
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
RTHK acting deputy broadcasting director Chan Man-Kuen, seen speaking to media in 2016, is leaving the public broadcaster citing health concerns. Photo: Dickson Lee
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