A passenger walks through Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall on March 17. The city has seen a significant exodus over the past few years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A passenger walks through Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall on March 17. The city has seen a significant exodus over the past few years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

Labour shortages, ageing population and outdated immigration policies leave Hong Kong trailing in race for global talent

  • A brain drain is nothing new for Hong Kong but, this time, it faces a particularly difficult task in retaining talent and replenishing its depleted base of skilled manpower
  • Beleaguered employers are looking to John Lee to announce bold, ambitious talent-acquisition measures in his policy address

A passenger walks through Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall on March 17. The city has seen a significant exodus over the past few years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
A passenger walks through Hong Kong International Airport’s departure hall on March 17. The city has seen a significant exodus over the past few years. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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