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Backchat is RTHK Radio 3's current affairs programme with expert panels and listener participation. It airs every weekday from 8.30am-9.30am. Have your say by calling us on 233 88 266, Backchat's Facebook , or send us a message at backchat@rthk.hk Catch it live:Monday to Friday 8.30am - 9.30am (*except holidays)   Podcast: Daily update and available after its broadcast.

Latest Episodes

National Security Law and the internet

On Wednesday's Backchat, the internet and the National Security Law. Shortform video app Tiktok has announced it is exiting from Hong Kong within days, while other media companies Whatsapp, Google, Twitter and Facebook say they will suspend respondin...

61 MIN22 h ago
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National Security Law and the internet

More on National Security Law

On Tuesday's Backchat, One Country Two Systems and the police. Should we be thinking about the NSL from the 'One Country' perspective? What has Beijing made of recent events, and 'localism'? And what about the role of the police? We are told that...

61 MIN1 d ago
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More on National Security Law

More on National Security Law

Guangdong official Zheng Yanxiong, who handled the Wukan protests of 2011, has been appointed director of Hong Kong's powerful new national security agency, while liaison office chief Luo Huining will be Beijing's adviser on the national security commi...

29 MIN2 d ago
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More on National Security Law

National Security Law: Legal aspects

On Friday's Backchat, we'll be discussing legal aspects of the National Security Law on Hong Kong. Many features are proving controversial - minimum sentences, bail, the status of the NSL and the meaning of certain terms, jurisdiction, choosing j...

29 MIN5 d ago
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National Security Law: Legal aspects

More on the National Security Law

On Thursday's Backchat, more on the National Security Law. How is the city faring under the new legislation? What difference will it bring? 8:30-9:00 Christine Loh, Former Undersecretary for Environment and former legislator John Burns, Emeritus and ...

61 MIN6 d ago
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More on the National Security Law

Latest developments of National Security Law

On Tuesday's Backchat, latest developments of the National Security Law controversy. The National People's Congress' Standing Committee is expected to pass the new law on Tuesday. Civil service chief Patrick Nip said Beijing’s decision to imp...

61 MIN1 w ago
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Latest developments of National Security Law

National Security Law: international reactions

We’re talking today about international reactions to the imminent National Security legislation in Hong Kong. The US Senate backed legislation on Thursday that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals or companies that back efforts by China...

29 MIN1 w ago
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National Security Law: international reactions

National Security Law - Judicial independence in HK

On Friday's Backchat, judicial independence in Hong Kong. A senior mainland official has indicated that foreign judges will not be allowed to handle national security trials in future – even though the Chief Executive Carrie Lam had said on Tuesday ...

29 MIN1 w ago
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National Security Law - Judicial independence in HK

Secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law

On Wednesday's Backchat, secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law. Tam Yiu-chung has said the law should be kept confidential before it is made public. The SCMP reported that the full draft of the Law will only be made public after the la...

61 MIN2 w ago
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Secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law

National Security Law and HK business environment

On Tuesday’s Backchat, National security law and business. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Monday that Hong Kong's impending national security legislation will be very effective in restoring business confidence and helping the local economy bou...

61 MIN2 w ago
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National Security Law and HK business environment

Latest Episodes

National Security Law and the internet

On Wednesday's Backchat, the internet and the National Security Law. Shortform video app Tiktok has announced it is exiting from Hong Kong within days, while other media companies Whatsapp, Google, Twitter and Facebook say they will suspend respondin...

61 MIN22 h ago
Comments
National Security Law and the internet

More on National Security Law

On Tuesday's Backchat, One Country Two Systems and the police. Should we be thinking about the NSL from the 'One Country' perspective? What has Beijing made of recent events, and 'localism'? And what about the role of the police? We are told that...

61 MIN1 d ago
Comments
More on National Security Law

More on National Security Law

Guangdong official Zheng Yanxiong, who handled the Wukan protests of 2011, has been appointed director of Hong Kong's powerful new national security agency, while liaison office chief Luo Huining will be Beijing's adviser on the national security commi...

29 MIN2 d ago
Comments
More on National Security Law

National Security Law: Legal aspects

On Friday's Backchat, we'll be discussing legal aspects of the National Security Law on Hong Kong. Many features are proving controversial - minimum sentences, bail, the status of the NSL and the meaning of certain terms, jurisdiction, choosing j...

29 MIN5 d ago
Comments
National Security Law: Legal aspects

More on the National Security Law

On Thursday's Backchat, more on the National Security Law. How is the city faring under the new legislation? What difference will it bring? 8:30-9:00 Christine Loh, Former Undersecretary for Environment and former legislator John Burns, Emeritus and ...

61 MIN6 d ago
Comments
More on the National Security Law

Latest developments of National Security Law

On Tuesday's Backchat, latest developments of the National Security Law controversy. The National People's Congress' Standing Committee is expected to pass the new law on Tuesday. Civil service chief Patrick Nip said Beijing’s decision to imp...

61 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Latest developments of National Security Law

National Security Law: international reactions

We’re talking today about international reactions to the imminent National Security legislation in Hong Kong. The US Senate backed legislation on Thursday that would impose mandatory sanctions on individuals or companies that back efforts by China...

29 MIN1 w ago
Comments
National Security Law: international reactions

National Security Law - Judicial independence in HK

On Friday's Backchat, judicial independence in Hong Kong. A senior mainland official has indicated that foreign judges will not be allowed to handle national security trials in future – even though the Chief Executive Carrie Lam had said on Tuesday ...

29 MIN1 w ago
Comments
National Security Law - Judicial independence in HK

Secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law

On Wednesday's Backchat, secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law. Tam Yiu-chung has said the law should be kept confidential before it is made public. The SCMP reported that the full draft of the Law will only be made public after the la...

61 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Secrecy and the drafting of the National Security Law

National Security Law and HK business environment

On Tuesday’s Backchat, National security law and business. Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Monday that Hong Kong's impending national security legislation will be very effective in restoring business confidence and helping the local economy bou...

61 MIN2 w ago
Comments
National Security Law and HK business environment
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