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Hong Kong hosts World Hakka Conference

Hong Kong is hosting people from all over the world with one thing in common – they are all Hakka.

Hong Kong is hosting people from all over the world with one thing in common – they are all Hakka.

It’s a minority group of Han Chinese scattered across southern China and dozens of countries.

Their language is rapidly disappearing, especially in Hong Kong, as Cantonese and Mandarin become more dominant.

Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong.