The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP
Bernard Chan
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Bernard Chan

Why the Greater Bay Area hard sell won’t work on young Hongkongers

  • Bernard Chan says young people have good reasons for not flocking to the mainland. China isn’t short of skills and not all young Hongkongers have employment advantages across the border, even though there have been success stories

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is part of a plan to connect cities of the Pearl River Delta more closely. However, young Hongkongers remain sceptical about working on the mainland. Photo: AFP
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Bernard Chan

Bernard Chan

Bernard Charnwut Chan, born in 1965, is a Hong Kong politician and businessman. He is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, the late founder of Bangkok Bank. He is currently convenor of Hong Kong's Executive Council.