An applicant applies for the residence permit in Fuzhou, Fujian province, in September. Photo: Xinhua

70,000 Hongkongers seek new mainland China resident permit despite tax fears

  • Thousands of Hong Kong and Macau residents apply for smart card offering access to mainland public services after scheme was launched in September
  • Senior Beijing official moves to allay concerns about greater tax liabilities
Topic |   Greater Bay Area

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An applicant applies for the residence permit in Fuzhou, Fujian province, in September. Photo: Xinhua
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