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More and more citizens moving out of Hong Kong to Taiwan

Christian Fernsby |
The number of Hong Kongers moving to Taiwan for good has peaked after China implemented a national security law.

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Topics: HONG KONG    TAIWAN   

National Immigration Agency statistics revealed that the number of people from Hong Kong seeking residency in the island nation rose to 892 in July a monthly high for this year, daily Taipei Times reported.

Over 4,775 Hong Kongers have filed for residency in Taiwan this year until end of July.

The rise in number was seen after Beijing implemented the security law which criminalizes any act of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces.

Taiwanese believe the increased inflow of people from Hong Kong is related to “similarities of culture and language” and less distance between Taiwan and Hong Kong is an added advantage.


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