Due to their appearance, Westernised demeanour and inability to speak Cantonese, it is understandably difficult for a "local" to distinguish between a long-term expatriate and a tourist who has just stepped off the plane. Photo: Edward Wong

Can a Westernised expat kid ever be a true Hongkonger?

Zahid Mughal reflects on an upbringing that nurtures an attachment to the city yet has kept many in a bubble, largely cut off from local culture and politics - more like a tourist, in fact

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Due to their appearance, Westernised demeanour and inability to speak Cantonese, it is understandably difficult for a "local" to distinguish between a long-term expatriate and a tourist who has just stepped off the plane. Photo: Edward Wong
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