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RTHK radio show by autistic hosts raises awareness of disorders

Monday 06 November, 2017

 

A Child? A Guy! is a radio show on Radio Television Hongkong’s CIBS (Community Involvement Broadcasting Service), which is produced and presented by people living with autism.

RTHK petitioned to reinstate BBC daytime AM broadcasts

Monday 11 September, 2017

 

RTHK has come under fire from some Hongkongers for dropping the 24 hour BBC World Service Radio relay on its local AM 675 transmitter, and a petition has been launched to get the feed back on air.

Public Service Broadcasting in China and Hong Kong #RadioAsia

Monday 02 May, 2016

 

In a Radio Asia conference session about Public Service Broadcasting, a range of speakers discussed the challenges and importance of public sector broadcasting.

RTHK’s Dennis Wu to host lecture series on Russian music

Friday 24 April, 2015

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 4’s producer and presenter Dennis Wu is set to host ‘Journeys through Music Lecture Series: Into Russia’.

In the latest instalment of a lecture series presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Wu will introduce Russia's unique music culture, review familiar works and feature eight Russian composers.

RTHK invites ‘Young Music Makers’

Thursday 12 March, 2015

Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) is inviting entries to Young Music Makers (YMM) 2015 - a project that aims to help develop budding musical talent.

Up to 16 candidates or ensemble groups will be selected through an audition judged by a panel of adjudicators which includes the Head of RTHK Radio 4, Jimmy Shiu.

Successful candidates will be invited to record one programme on RTHK Radio 4 and one on RTHK ETV for broadcast.

Performance clips will also be uploaded onto RTHK’s website and other social media.

RTHK’s CNY celebration on Radio 4

Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster Radio television Hong Kong (RTHK) Radio 4  celebrated the Chinese New Year (CNY) with a gathering at its broadcasting house.

CNY fell on February 19 and marked the beginning of the year of the goat.

RTHK’s celebrations brought together hundreds of its employees and representatives from other HK media organisations to deliver holiday greetings to the public.

Radio 4 has also commissioned a piece titled ‘Spring Rhapsody’ from local composer Ng Cheuk-yin to mark the occasion.

RTHK Radio 3's Pinoy Life wins prestigious award

Monday 05 January, 2015

Pinoy Life, a programme on Radio Television Hong Kong’s (RTHK) Radio 3, recently won an award at the 2014 Migration Advocacy and Media (MAM) Awards.

In its fourth year, the MAM awards recognize the media’s role in raising public awareness on issues related to Filipino migration.

Pinoy Life was given the Best Radio Award (Regular) at the award ceremony held on International Migrants Day in December at Quezon City in Philippines.

The show is hosted by musician Aileen Alonzo and freelance journalist Jun Concepcion.

RTHK announces winners of Top Story contest

Monday 05 January, 2015

RTHK Radio 3 recently announced the winners of its ‘Hong Kong’s Top Story’ competition held in association with South China Morning Post (SCMP).

Eight contestants were honoured in the Junior and Senior categories in a ceremony held at the Hong Kong Central Library in December.

In the Junior Category for 12 to 17 year-olds, Jessica Chan won the first prize for her story ‘172’ while the second prize went to Catherine Wang and Rachel Ho was the third prize winner.

Kimberly Ng was the creative prize winner for her entry 'Atypical Reincarnation'.

New weekend line up on RTHK Radio 3

Monday 05 January, 2015

Hong Kong’s public broadcaster RTHK has launched a brand new weekend morning line up on Radio 3.

The station has introduced two new shows after its weekend morning presenter of seven years, Tim Littlechild, decided to move on.

DJ Judd Boaz will now host ‘The Juice’ every Saturday from 9am to 1pm, featuring special guests and a chart topping playlist.

Sunday mornings will feature DJs Carolyn Wright and Paul Haswell, also known as the Pop Fugitives, from 9.30 am to 1 pm .

RTHK’s Person of the Year 2014

Monday 05 January, 2015

Students of the Umbrella Movement were voted the ‘Backchat Person of the Year 2014’ on RTHK’s Radio 3 on Friday.

Backchat, a weekday current affairs programme, announced seven nominees and opened voting for the most outstanding person from the last 12 months on Chritsmas eve.

The nominees included Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana who was abused by her HK employer for six months, Jack Ma – the founder of Alibaba Group, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, C Y Leung.

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