Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong

To mainland Chinese ‘Hong Kong drifters’, the allure of becoming a permanent resident in the city is fading

  • Many northern migrants in the 20th century aspired to set up a life in the safe and prosperous enclave
  • But in the 21st, changes on both sides of the border mean some are less keen to put down roots

Topic |   Anti-mainland China sentiments
Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Migrant Tiffany Wang says her outgoing nature and fluent Cantonese helped her make friends in Hong Kong. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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