About 2.9 million Hongkongers are eligible for British National (Overseas) status. Photo: Nora Tam
About 2.9 million Hongkongers are eligible for British National (Overseas) status. Photo: Nora Tam

China lashes out at Five Eyes nations as Britain and Australia offer to help Hongkongers

  • BN(O) passports and possible arrangement by Canberra offer safe havens after Beijing enacts controversial national security law
  • Passport applicants in Hong Kong keen to have an escape route but wary of the difficulties in settling elsewhere

About 2.9 million Hongkongers are eligible for British National (Overseas) status. Photo: Nora Tam
About 2.9 million Hongkongers are eligible for British National (Overseas) status. Photo: Nora Tam
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