Foreign workers flock to Hong Kong

As Europe struggles with austerity, Asian city becomes bastion of economic hope.

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    While Europe struggles with economic cuts in its age of austerity, Hong Kong is fast becoming a bastion of economic hope.

    The Asian city, which boasts a rising stock market, has seen a massive influx of professional workers from all over the world.

    Foreigners in search of employment there used to be known by the unfortunate acronym "FILTH" - which stands for "Failed in London, Try Hong Kong".

    But as Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong, that strategy appears to have worked for many.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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