Wang Xiangwei
Wang Xiangwei
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

China Briefing by Wang Xiangwei

Hong Kong needn’t fear the PLA, even if it is a US-China battleground

  • This is no Tiananmen – despite delusional radicals on both left and right itching for a military intervention, Beijing is likely to wait these protests out
  • But another type of battle may already be underway – one for political influence

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Inquiries from Hong Kong residents about Singapore real estate have risen by about 30 to 40 per cent in the past two months. Photo: Reuters

Singapore back in play as more Hongkongers consider migrating due to deepening political crisis

  • Of nine property agents and international schools polled in the city state, most said there had been a recent uptick in inquiries on home purchases
  • Hongkongers once ‘thumbed their noses’ at Singapore permanent residency, according to ex-civil servant Ngiam Tong Dow, but the city state is now an option
Topic |   Singapore

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Inquiries from Hong Kong residents about Singapore real estate have risen by about 30 to 40 per cent in the past two months. Photo: Reuters
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