A recipe for success: Ma Jian-xian inside the restaurant that made him a multi-millionaire. Photo: Park Chan-kyong

Why are ethnic Chinese leaving South Korea in their thousands?

  • The Chinese diaspora – or ‘huaqiao’ – in South Korea has dwindled to less than 20,000, prompting warnings that the community faces ‘extinction’
  • Many blame lingering legal restrictions and prejudices that date back to the 1960s
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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A recipe for success: Ma Jian-xian inside the restaurant that made him a multi-millionaire. Photo: Park Chan-kyong
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China’s wealthy families are turning to long holidays abroad as efforts to emigrate halted

  • Foreign lifestyle experiences are becoming more popular as citizens seek to escape pollution, food and medicine safety worries and authoritarian government controls
  • Citizens encountering more barriers to their dreams of travelling abroad, with severe limits on moving money overseas and restrictions on visiting foreign countries
Topic |   China economy

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