Backchat

Backchat

Type:AudioLanguage:EnglishCategories:Current AffairsStatus:On going Description: 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

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Toll Adjustment of Harbour Crossings / Safety Risks for Marathon Runners 00:59:00 2019-01-18
On Friday's Backchat, the tunnels. About 40 lawmakers including those from the pro-establishment parties may abstain or vote against the Government when it tables its non-binding motion on toll adjustment of the city's three harbour crossings at Legco next Wednesday.  Officials warn the Government would scrap the plan instead of making alternative proposals should it be vetoed. Is this payback for Carrie Lam? Should legislators support a measure that could reduce traffic, and pollution? Should we wait and see what happens when the Central by-pass is opened? Could you alter the difference between tunnels without doubling the price at the most popular crossing?  After 9.20, safety risks for marathon runners.