A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo
A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo
Hong Kong media

Unemployed Hong Kong TV actors move to China for work on drama series – and live-stream selling

  • Work for actors has dried up in Hong Kong because of the impact of 2019’s street protests and Covid-19, leaving hundreds unemployed and taking handouts
  • Some have tried their luck in China, and say work is plentiful – but they have to brush up on their Mandarin Chinese and the work practices there

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A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo
A lack of jobs in Hong Kong is driving entertainers like former TVB actor Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching to China, where professional opportunities are plentiful. Photo: Weibo
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