The Big Story: Aftermath of Hong Kong protest, panel to propose drone regulations

A protester walks past graffiti after the Legislative Council building was stormed by protesters on July 1, 2019.
A protester walks past graffiti after the Legislative Council building was stormed by protesters on July 1, 2019.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' new weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

On Tuesday's (July 2) episode, East Asia editor Goh Sui Noi will talk about the aftermath of the Hong Kong protest and Beijing's response to the protest.

Additionally, senior aviation correspondent Karamjit Kaur will share more on a panel looking into unmanned aircraft operations, which is likely to propose mandatory registration for drones above a certain weight and stiffer penalties for those who flout flying rules.

Lastly, interactive graphics journalist Rebecca Pazos will share more on The Straits Times interactive graphic on National Day songs and how lucky readers can stand a chance to win National Day Parade tickets and funpacks.

Topics covered in previous episodes include the ongoing protests against Hong Kong's proposed extradition Bill on the city's 22nd handover anniversary, the impact of Google's Huawei ban on users, Pakatan Harapan's report card and the Committee of Inquiry's findings into the death of actor Aloysius Pang.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Hairianto Diman, the episode will air live from ST's new digital studio.