World Health Organisation’s Handling of Covid-19

Since the Covid-19 outbreak began, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been criticised for its slowness in declaring the coronavirus to be a global pandemic, and for defending China’s handling of the epidemic.

A few places have seemed to have things more under control though. One of them is Taiwan.

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2020 US Presidential Election Results Updates

On 6th November, 2020, we still find the US presidential race too close to call. Attention never swayed from the toss-up states, we are still getting updates from our correspondents on the ground and fact-checking with international news agencies.

Millions of Americans have voted earlier by mail. And the waiting game continues as there are a couple of battleground swing states still too close to call. Let’s look at some of the election updates at our newly-built virtual set as votes are still counting.

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Disinformation in the US election 2020

Trump is a prolific Twitter user. He uses the social media platform to criticise his opponents and promote his policies. Some fact-checkers and social media analysts have criticised him as a “superspreader” of misinformation.

In this week’s show, we look at how misinformation and disinformation on social media are influencing the US elections, including the rise of QAnon, its relationship with Trump, and more importantly, the responses taken by technology giants on tackling disinformation.

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Interview with AIDS expert & virologist Dr David Ho (何大一)

As Covid-19 continues to ravage societies and blight or even end the lives of many, scientists are looking for different types of therapeutic treatments to treat and prevent the coronavirus. One such initiative involves antibodies.

In this week’s show, we talked to Dr David Ho online about his recent pioneering research into using human antibodies to fight Covid-19.

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《早辰 早晨》: 捍衛新聞自由

【捍衛新聞自由】

涉嫌違反港區國安法,被扣查左大約40個鐘嘅壹傳媒創辦人黎智英,獲准保釋,凌晨大約12點鐘離開旺角警署。

經過星期一,警方大規模搜查蘋果日報大樓後,有唔少市民都關注,會唔會影響到,蘋果日報報紙尋日出版。

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《早辰 早晨》: 新聞自由不再?

【新聞自由不再? 】

警方由尋日朝早開始,引用國安法及其他法例,展開大規模拘捕行動。尋日係被部分傳媒界人士,形容為本地傳媒最黑暗嘅一日。

有超過200名警員進入蘋果日報嘅大樓,搜查近九個鐘,係香港傳媒界有史以黎,極之罕見同嚴重嘅事件。

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