Hong Kong offers new visa to woo talent amid brain drain


              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee speaks during a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee arrives at a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Workers cross the street in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A video screen shows Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee as he delivers his policy address at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee arrives at a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee holds up his policy address during a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              People walk past public housing buildings in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee speaks during a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee arrives at a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Workers cross the street in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A video screen shows Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee as he delivers his policy address at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee arrives at a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee holds up his policy address during a press conference on his Policy Address at the Central Government Office in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Police officers stand guard outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A man waits to cross a street in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Commuters ride an MTR subway train in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Pedestrians walk on a footbridge in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A construction site is seen in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A man walks past a storefront for lease in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A man climbs steps near residential housing in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Residential housing blocks are seen in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              People walk past public housing buildings in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee waves as he enters the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee delivers his policy address at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee, center, enters the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. Hong Kong's leader on Wednesday unveiled a new visa scheme to woo global talent, as the city seeks to stem a brain drain that has risked its status as an international financial center. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
Hong Kong offers new visa to woo talent amid brain drain