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