Cyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: HandoutCyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: Handout
Cyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: Handout

Cyprus Papers: secret migration of China’s rich, led by Asia’s richest woman, revealed in leaked documents

  • Yang Huiyan, with an estimated wealth of US$20 billion, is among more than 500 Chinese people said by Al Jazeera to have received a Cypriot ‘golden passport’ in recent years
  • Chinese citizens may apply for permanent residency or citizenship in foreign countries, but obtaining citizenship abroad generally means losing Chinese citizenship

Topic |   China economy
Cyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: HandoutCyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: Handout
Cyprus passports offer Chinese a way into the European Union. Photo: Handout
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