Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong
Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong

‘Never seen that before’: Some Hong Kong residents hit the panic button as security law revives rush for the emigration gates

  • Immigration consultants have fielded hundreds of new calls since China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) unveiled the controversial plan on May 21, bypassing the local legislature
  • Some are accelerating their decision to buy property overseas, while others are cutting their asking price for local properties.

Topic |   Hong Kong property
Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong
Passengers at the Hong Kong Airlines check in counter, Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok on 29 November 2019. Photo: Edward Wong

Corrected [2:21pm, 1 Jun, 2020]

  • [2:21pm, 1 Jun, 2020]

    In the fourth paragraph from the bottom of this story published on May 31, we misspelled the name of Devon Owen. This has been corrected.

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