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Hong Kong: record emigration to Taiwan

In view of the new National Security Act and Beijing’s crackdown on protests, more and more Hong Konge citizens are moving to Taiwan. According to Taiwan’s Immigration Department, the number of residence permits issued to Hong Kong citizens reached a new high last year: around 11,000 Hong Kong citizens moved to the democratic island in 2020. That’s almost twice as many as the previous year. The number of Hong Kong citizens who emigrated to Taiwan last year is the highest in at least three decades, according to a report by Bloomberg news agency.

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