Anti-government protesters starts a fire near the Prince Edward MTR station and the Mong Kok Police Station in Prince Edward on September 7. Photo: Sam Tsang

Is Hong Kong still expat paradise? Many are weighing whether to leave amid protests

  • Applications for general employment visas dropped 7 per cent in August from a year earlier
  • Online forums now often feature expats debating whether to let their kids take mass transit
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Anti-government protesters starts a fire near the Prince Edward MTR station and the Mong Kok Police Station in Prince Edward on September 7. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Hong Kong police and anti-government protesters clash in Tsuen Wan after a march from Kwai Chung Sports Ground to Tsuen Wan Park on August 25, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang

Work in Hong Kong? Some top talent now telling recruiters ‘no’ over fears of escalating protests

  • Local workers asking recruiters about jobs elsewhere, especially in Singapore
  • Some positions are being left unfilled as employers wait for stability
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Hong Kong police and anti-government protesters clash in Tsuen Wan after a march from Kwai Chung Sports Ground to Tsuen Wan Park on August 25, 2019. Photo: Sam Tsang
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