As Hongkongers leave, will mainland-born elites take a more prominent role in the city’s politics? squib

The passage of the national security law has put an end to “one country, two systems”. It is now expected that many middle- and upper-class Hongkongers will migrate to other countries after the pandemic dies down. With more people leaving Hong Kong, the political scene will change entirely.Recently, a new political party, the Bauhinia Party, was founded by a group including so-called “new Hongkongers”, or haigui – mainland Chinese expats who have returned from overseas. The party has said it is…
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