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    FAQs

    Is Hong Kong still owned by China? ›

    Hong Kong (US: /ˈhɒŋkɒŋ/ or UK: /hɒŋˈkɒŋ/; Chinese: 香港, Cantonese: [hœ́ːŋ.kɔ̌ːŋ] ( listen)), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (abbr. Hong Kong SAR or HKSAR), is a city and special administrative region of China on the eastern Pearl River Delta in South China.

    Can you enter Hong Kong now? ›

    Yes. Starting from May 1, 2022, travelers do NOT need to be Hong Kong residents to enter Hong Kong. All American citizens may enter.

    What is the main problem in Hong Kong? ›

    More broadly, there exists resentment toward mainland-Hong Kong convergence and assimilation, as well as the increasing interference from the government of China and its ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong's internal affairs.

    What are people from Hong Kong called? ›

    Hongkongers (Chinese: 香港人), also known as Hong Kongers, Hong Kongese, Hongkongese, Hong Kong citizens and Hong Kong people, are demonyms that typically refers to residents of the territory of Hong Kong; although may also refer to others who were born and/or raised in the territory.

    Who owned Hong Kong before China? ›

    Hong Kong–a small peninsula and group of islands jutting out from China's Kwangtung province–was leased by China to Great Britain in 1898 for 99 years.

    Why did China give up Hong Kong? ›

    During the First Opium War, China cedes the island of Hong Kong to the British with the signing of the Chuenpi Convention, an agreement seeking an end to the first Anglo-Chinese conflict. In 1839, Britain invaded China to crush opposition to its interference in the country's economic and political affairs.

    Do US citizens need visa to Hong Kong? ›

    You only need a visa if: You plan to stay for more than 90 days – obtain an extension with the Hong Kong SAR Immigration Department, if necessary. You plan to work or study in Hong Kong – visas must be obtained prior to departing the United States.

    Do I need a PCR test to enter the US? ›

    Yes, the requirement to present a negative COVID-19 viral test result or documentation recovery from COVID-19 also applies to air travel to US territories.

    Does the US require COVID test to enter? ›

    Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No. Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No.

    Why are people leaving Hong Kong? ›

    The city's population has now dropped from 7.41 million in mid-2021 to 7.29 million in mid-2022, according to the latest data from Hong Kong's Census and Statistics Department. This exodus over the past year is mainly due to Hong Kong's strict COVID-19 policies and political unrest, multiple China experts told VOA.

    How many years does Hong Kong have left? ›

    Set to expire in 2047, the current arrangement has permitted Hong Kong to function as its own entity under the name "Hong Kong, China" in many international settings (e.g. the WTO and the Olympics). The Chinese renminbi is not legal tender in Hong Kong.

    Is Hong Kong losing freedom? ›

    Over the past year, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has continued to dismantle Hong Kong's democratic institutions, placed unprecedented pressure on the judiciary, and stifled academic, cultural, and press freedoms.

    What is the most famous food in Hong Kong? ›

    Dim sum can range from braised chicken feet, to porky siu mai, to shrimp filled har gao, all guzzled down with hot tea. Not only is dim sum one of the most famous foods to eat in Hong Kong, but eating dim sum is one of the most fun and delicious food experiences you can have.

    Do people in Hong Kong speak English? ›

    English is one of two official languages in Hong Kong – the other being Chinese (Cantonese) – and is used in academia, business and the courts, as well as in most government materials.

    What is considered rude in Hong Kong? ›

    Basic Etiquette

    Burping, spitting and other related behaviours are considered rude and impolite for most. However, this attitude may vary among the older generation. Waiters and waitresses are called on in a fashion that can strike Australians as demanding. For example, a large wave is made with a curt yell.

    Who gave Hong Kong back to the Chinese? ›

    Sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China (PRC) at midnight on 1 July 1997. This event ended 156 years of British rule in the former colony.

    Why did Britain want Hong Kong? ›

    Britain also wanted more control over their trade with China, as they could only trade with certain officials called Hong merchants. The Opium Wars resulted in two treaties, each expanding the size of Britain's Hong Kong territory.

    Was Hong Kong a part of China before? ›

    Hong Kong spent more than 130 years as a crown colony of the British Empire before the small Kowloon Peninsula and its neighboring islands were returned to China in 1997.

    How did China lose Hong Kong? ›

    The First Opium War which ensued lasted from 1839 to 1842. Britain occupied the island of Hong Kong on 25 January 1841 and used it as a military staging point. China was defeated and was forced to cede Hong Kong in the Treaty of Nanking signed on 29 August 1842. The island became a Crown Colony of the British Empire.

    How did Britain lose Hong Kong? ›

    In September 1984, after years of negotiations, the British and the Chinese signed a formal agreement approving the 1997 turnover of the island in exchange for a Chinese pledge to preserve Hong Kong's capitalist system.

    Why did Hong Kong become so rich? ›

    Given that Hong Kong is home to the world's most expensive property market, it comes as no surprise that most of the city's richest have made their fortune in real estate. The city's richest man, property tycoon Li Ka-shing, is said to be worth a staggering £28 billion.

    Can a US citizen live in Hong Kong? ›

    American Citizens do not need to renounce their U.S. citizenship to obtain Permanent Residence. American Citizens can apply for Permanent Residence through the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

    Can I move to Hong Kong from us? ›

    Apply for a visa

    Although it depends on the passport you hold, most people are allowed to land and stay here as a visa-free visitor for seven to 180 days. Working visa: Unless you have a Hong Kong “Right of Abode” or “Right to Land”, you will need a visa to work in Hong Kong.

    Can you be a dual citizen of US and Hong Kong? ›

    You should take extra care of passports, credit cards and money in crowded areas and when checking in and out of hotels. If you intend to hike in Hong Kong's Country Parks you should stick to marked trails and avoid carrying valuables. Hong Kong, like other parts of China, does not recognise dual nationality.

    Do I need proof of vaccination to fly in US? ›

    Noncitizens who are nonimmigrants and seeking to enter the United States by air are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States from a foreign country.

    Are unvaccinated allowed to travel to usa? ›

    All non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States are required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States.

    Can unvaccinated people travel to usa by land? ›

    Starting in January 2022, however, all inbound travelers seeking to enter the United States via land ports of entry or ferry terminals – whether for essential or non-essential reasons – must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination.

    What does level 4 COVID mean? ›

    level 4: COVID-19 is in general circulation in the UK; transmission is high and direct COVID-19 pressure on healthcare services is widespread and substantial or rising. level 5: as level 4 and there is a material risk of healthcare services being directly overwhelmed by COVID-19.

    How long are you contagious with COVID? ›

    You are most infectious (or contagious) in the first 5 days after your symptoms start. You can also spread COVID-19 in the 48 hours before your symptoms start. If you never have symptoms, consider yourself most infectious in the 5 days after you test positive.

    How long does COVID last? ›

    Most people with COVID-19 get better within a few days to a few weeks after infection, so at least four weeks after infection is the start of when post-COVID conditions could first be identified.

    Is Hong Kong still a good place to live? ›

    As long as you can cope with the density of population, a low crime rate, high standard of living, excellent infrastructure and low costs all cement Hong Kong's reputation as one of the world's most hospitable cities for foreign workers.

    Why are so many people from Hong Kong coming to England? ›

    Government statistics suggest 140,000 Hongkongers have applied to live in the UK under a new visa route. It was brought in last year in response to China imposing a controversial new security law in Hong Kong, which the UK said was an erosion of freedoms and rights.

    What is the old name of Hong Kong? ›

    Hong Kong in brief. Destination Hong Kong, a Nations Online profile of the territory, also known as Xianggang, the "Fragrant Harbor." For more than 150 years, Hong Kong was a colony of the British Crown. In 1997 the British returned the city.

    What was Hong Kong called before 1997? ›

    Hong Kong was a colony and later a dependent territory of the British Empire from 1841 to 1997, apart from a period of occupation under the Japanese Empire from 1941 to 1945 during the Pacific War.

    Can Hong Kong be free from China? ›

    Legality: Article 1 of the Hong Kong Basic Law states that Hong Kong is an inalienable part of the People's Republic of China. Any advocacy for Hong Kong separating from China has no legal basis.

    Why is Hong Kong in trouble? ›

    The founding cause of the 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests was the proposed legislation of the 2019 Hong Kong extradition bill. However, other causes have been pointed out, such as demands for democratic reform, the Causeway Bay Books disappearances, or the fear of losing a "high degree of autonomy" in general.

    Does the US recognize Hong Kong as independent? ›

    It rules that the U.S. would continue to treat Hong Kong apart from the People's Republic of China even after the 1997 transfer of sovereignty marking the end of British rule. The United States maintains substantial economic and political interests in Hong Kong.

    What is the main dish in Hong Kong? ›

    Sweet and Sour Pork

    Sweet and sour pork is probably the most famous Hong Kong food, which has made its way into Chinese take away menus around the world.

    What is the national dish of Hong Kong? ›

    What is the national dish in Hong Kong? Hong Kong doesn't have an official national dish. However, Roast Goose is considered by many locals to be the national dish of Hong Kong.

    Can I live in Hong Kong if I only speak English? ›

    As English is a co-official language of Hong Kong, expats with no knowledge of Chinese should be able to get along fine in the city. All signage and government information are in English. More than four in five expats (83%) agree that it is easy to live there without speaking the local language.

    How do you say hello in Hong Kong? ›

    General Phrases

    Before we get started, it's important to note that some tourist spots in Hong Kong would be generally okay with some basic English phrases. But it's always good to equip yourself with some of these greetings: Hello – Nei hou (你好) Thank you – Mm goy / Doh jeh (唔該/ 多謝)

    What do you call a girl from Hong Kong? ›

    The terms Hongkonger and Hong Kongese are used to denote a residents of Hong Kong, including permanent and non-permanent residents.

    What can you not bring into Hong Kong? ›

    The commonly found prohibited / controlled items are dangerous drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled chemicals, antibiotics, arms, ammunition, weapons, fireworks, strategic commodities, rough diamonds, animals, plants, endangered species, telecommunication equipment, game, meat, poultry, eggs and powdered formula.

    Is Hong Kong Independent or under China? ›

    Hong Kong is one of two Special administrative regions of China (SAR) which enjoys a high degree of autonomy as a part of the People's Republic of China, which is guaranteed under Article 2 of Hong Kong Basic Law as ratified under the Sino-British Joint Declaration.

    Is Hong Kong still its own country? ›

    No, Hong Kong is not a country. Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China. Hong Kong's status as a special administrative region stems from its history as a former British colony.

    Is Hong Kong considered to be China? ›

    Is Hong Kong part of China? Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China that has, until recently, largely been free to manage its own affairs based on “one country, two systems,” a national unification policy developed by Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in the 1980s.

    Is Hong Kong a separate entity from China? ›

    Hong Kong is a special autonomous region belonging to China, and for three decades had been considered by the US to be a separate trading entity from the mainland, a status that often carried lower tariffs.

    How did China get Hong Kong back? ›

    The handover of Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to the People's Republic of China was at midnight on 1 July 1997. This event ended 156 years of British rule in the former colony.

    Why is Hong Kong so rich? ›

    In most part this is because Hong Kong is still considered a gateway to China; it's the country's most popular city for international business, Asia's foremost financial centre, and is still regarded as the best place for networking, trading and for accessing the huge mainland China market.

    Does Hong Kong want to be under British rule? ›

    The result was decisive: three quarters said Hong Kong would have been 'worse off' and only 5 per cent said 'better off' without it. Another poll found that 65 per cent of people in Hong Kong thought that British rule is more good than bad; only 3 per cent thought that it was more bad than good.

    Can Americans own property in Hong Kong? ›

    Can foreigners buy properties in Hong Kong? Yes - unlike some countries, Hong Kong allows foreigners (with the exception of a few nationalities) to buy properties in Hong Kong and rent them out without restriction.

    What country is Hong Kong owned by? ›

    Key Takeaways. Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region controlled by the People's Republic of China and enjoys limited autonomy. Mainland China's principle of one country, two systems allows for the coexistence of socialism and capitalism within China.

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