Travellers and airline crew forced to get off their buses at the bridge connecting Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport on 1 September 2019, as protesters crippled airport services. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong residents who can afford overseas homes flock to seek sanctuaries abroad as protests rage on at home

  • Applications for the Certificate of No Criminal Conviction from the Hong Kong police, a mandatory document for emigration, jumped 48.7 per cent between June and September from last year
  • Purchases of offshore homes, especially those tied with emigration incentives by Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta and Malaysia had been particularly popular, agents said
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Travellers and airline crew forced to get off their buses at the bridge connecting Tung Chung and Hong Kong International Airport on 1 September 2019, as protesters crippled airport services. Photo: Felix Wong
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