The number of expatriates leaving Hong Kong is growing and recruiters say people are reluctant to relocate to a city in turmoil
The city’s expatriate community is shrinking, as new restrictions by China on speech and political activities and a tumultuous year of protests have diminished the allure of living and working in the Asian financial hub.
Aug. 6, 2020 5:30 am ETHong Kong’s expatriate community is shrinking, as new restrictions by China on speech and political activities and a tumultuous year of protests have diminished the allure of living and working in the Asian financial hub.In recent months, the drumbeat of workers and families leaving the city has picked up pace, and executive recruiters say China’s recent imposition of a new national-security law in the city is already making it harder for them to convince job candidates from the West to relocate to Hong Kong.
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JohnLam16796690 As a former expat in China years ago, I would advise anybody even thinking about trying to find work there to think again. The entire dynamic has changed. The CCP does not want foreign help anymore. And they’d rather move to Shanghai, which is in China. It is the year long violence and vandalism that scare people off. WSJ tries hard to make it look like the other way.
They can come back for a million dollars... Shame English teaching pedophiles won’t be residing in HK. Move they can move to Taiwan? Heard Taiwanese women love foreign men, can’t stand their own. For expats who are still in HongKong CCP China That's just normal. Who wants to stay in a place with no freedom.
'Come to Lebanon' hongKongindependence Just like all authoritarian takeovers, the dictator starts twisting the screw by hand, then uses a screwdriver, tries other methods like a drill, then ends up whacking with a hammer repeatedly in anger as the screw just doesn’t fit. HongKongNeedsHelp Is WSJ talking about expats from US and UK only? I know different countries people still want to come to HK and China. So biased, pathetic. I once praise highly of WSJ but now..........? Media knelt before political dictatorship *sigh*
Perfect. Free to leave, free to stay. With all sorts of sanctions in place, hk is sure to grow brighter than ever. Great. Let the Chinese take back the Chinese city! Plus. We don’t need those CIA’s assets in HK, also, no white supremacy Americans That man is too big for that little woman. Once they knew how hard their lives back home would be, they might think otherwise. Unfortunately, someone got your post already.
Any idea where they are going? SE Asia? We need to recognise the fact that CCP is turning Hong Kong into just another Chinese city. This is what China wants too. And the day ain’t far when China will fully integrate Hong Kong w/ mainland China, this causing Hong Kongers to face the same level of surveillance as mainlanders. Hong Kongers best move to the UK while they still can.
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France says it will not ratify extradition treaty with Hong KongChina reacts after France said it would not ratify a 2017 extradition treaty with Hong Kong after Beijing introduced a controversial national security law for the global financial hub China needs to be internationally accused and isolated.
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Google pulls 2,500 China-linked YouTube channels over disinformationGoogle says it has deleted more than 2,500 YouTube channels tied to China as part of its effort to weed out disinformation on the videosharing platform. About time the China catering ISP pulled it's head out of it's ass.
U.S. to send highest-ranking official to Taiwan in 41 years, rankling ChinaHealth and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is to visit Taiwan soon, becoming the highest-level U.S. official to visit the island in over 40 years. Big F'n deal. HHS Secretary? Looks like we're recruiting allies & escalating tensions only one day after a potential attack in Lebanon; I do not like where this is headed. Screw China!
How the U.S. Ceded Control of Drug Supplies to ChinaAcetaminophen, antibiotics and high blood pressure medicines are among a slew of pharmaceutical ingredients made predominantly by China. Disruptions and high demand during the pandemic have reinforced concerns about the dependence. The US did not cede control Corporations trying to suck up every penny for profits and bonuses sent manufacturing elsewhere Virologue Dr. Yan : L'hydroxychloroquine est le médicament le plus pratique et efficace pour sauver des vies. Les dirigeant du PCC en prennent. Pourquoi y a-t-il autant d'obstacles pour empêcher son utilisation ?