People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg
People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg

Hundreds from Hong Kong, Macau apply for five civil service openings in Shenzhen created under Greater Bay Area plan

  • The positions in mainland China pay less than local government posts, but pro-establishment figures call it a ‘golden opportunity’ to build networks
  • The weekend applications come two months after President Xi Jinping urged Hong Kong youths to spend time living and working across the border

Topic |   Greater Bay Area
People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg
People walk up the steps at a border-crossing facility leading into Shenzhen. Photo: Bloomberg
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