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:The US takes a day off to celebrate Thanksgiving and retailers are gearing up for the Black Friday shopping frenzy. However, in Hong Kong the outlook for retailers is far from rosy as two of the biggest report tumbling revenues and challenging conditions. In the mainland, data shows China’s national team now owns over 6% of the A-share market. Two of the members of that national team receive notification that they are being formally investigated for securities violations. And the regulators receive a request to extend the probes into market manipulation to cover the metals market. We take a look at all the latest business headlines and market moves in advance of the Asian markets’ open with Richard Harris of Port Shelter Investment Management and Peter Guy, business and finance columnist at the SCMP. And As always on a Friday we go down under to get a View From Australia, with Toby Lawson at Societe Generale down in Sydney. (8am-8.30am, email to,  text to 63 93 59 25,facebook  twitter)

On Backchat, we will talk about changes to child custody laws. The Government has launched a consultation on a proposed parental responsibility model, with the emphasis moving to the continuing responsibilities of parents, rather than their rights. Is that fair, and will there be support services that make it practicable? After 9.20, preview of Climate Change conference in Paris. (8:30-9:30am, call in on 233 88 266, facebookemail or text 6393 5925)

Today on Morning Brew we welcome back Chef Shifty Black at 10.10. Joining us today in the MB food scraps bin is Chef Chris Kerr from The Salted Pig. At 11.10 a visit from the wonderful Irish children's rights campaigner, charity worker and writer Christina Nobel, who founded the Christina Nobel Foundation in 1989. Joining her will be actor Brendan Coyle, who we know these days as Mr. Bates from the popular TV period piece, Downton Abbey, and who stars in an the award winning 2014 movie about Christina's life; "Noble". After 11.30 we find out about an English literary institution that's almost as famous as 84 Charing Cross Road. Heywood Hill on Curzon Street in London was where Nancy Mitford wrote her novel The Pursuit of Love when she worked in the shop during World War II, and customers over the years have included writers such as Evelyn Waugh and Patrick Leigh Fermor. Its chairman Nicky Dunne joins us in the studio to talk about what he's doing in Hong Kong. It's off to the movies at 12.40 with James Marsh. This week: Victor Frankenstein and By The Sea. (9:30am-1pm,  facebook email )

On today's 123 Show you can hear about debunking mysteries about Chinese medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Marcus Gadau at 1.30. After 2.30, American Broadway Jazz singer Kristen Evelyn Rossi joins us to talk about her upcoming performance, a Frank Sinatra tribute celebrating his 100th birthday.(1:15pm-3pm, facebook or email
Operation Santa Claus 2015 - Small Change, Big Change

Can you make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate? Your small gift and a warm heart will bring the greatest gifts of hopes to families in need. This year, Operation Santa Claus is helping 22 local charities with projects that improve the lives of sick children, the elderly, people with disabilities and many others. Your help can make a real difference to them.

Hear the laughter and cheers from Disneyland as we built up to on the Flat Out Sleigh Ride Event, a fun and creative team-building challenge for Operation Santa Claus.

Programme Schedule

Time Programme Presenter(s)
05:00-06:30 Night Music Music for night owls and early birds 
06:30-08:00 Hong Kong Today Mike Weeks and Ian Pooler 
08:00-08:30 Money Talk Peter Lewis 
08:30-09:30 Backchat Hugh Chiverton and Danny Gittings 
09:30-13:00 Morning Brew Phil Whelan 
13:00-13:15 News at One RTHK Newsroom  
13:15-15:00 1 2 3 Show Noreen Mir 
15:00-18:00 Steve James Steve James 
18:00-19:00 Newswrap RTHK Newsroom  
19:00-21:00 Peter King Peter King  
21:00-22:00 Teen Time Alyson Hau 
22:00-23:00 All The Way with Ray Ray Cordeiro  
23:00-23:30 News at Eleven RTHK Newsroom  
23:30-01:00 All The Way with Ray Ray Cordeiro  
01:00-05:00 Night Music -  
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