An anti-government demonstrator with the British flag during the Hong Kong protests. The option of converting BN(O) passports into something useful is proving alluring for some. Photo: Sam Tsang
An anti-government demonstrator with the British flag during the Hong Kong protests. The option of converting BN(O) passports into something useful is proving alluring for some. Photo: Sam Tsang
Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

Hongkongers keep the faith, but with the anti-sanctions law looming, for how much longer?

  • Is an 89,200 fall in Hong Kong’s population in one year really as alarming as the press has made it out to be? Historically, it’s a drop in the ocean
  • Where emigration goes from here is the bigger worry. If it accelerates, many sectors of the economy that are supposed to be growing at 6.5 per cent this year will feel it

An anti-government demonstrator with the British flag during the Hong Kong protests. The option of converting BN(O) passports into something useful is proving alluring for some. Photo: Sam Tsang
An anti-government demonstrator with the British flag during the Hong Kong protests. The option of converting BN(O) passports into something useful is proving alluring for some. Photo: Sam Tsang
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