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Hong Kong: Expatriate Pay

The Hong Kong legislature is apparently considering a law to curb the “expat package” — the controversial practice of company offices paying Western foreign workers more in benefits and salaries than similarly qualified locals. OrdinaryGweilo — himself an expat — doesn't think such legislation is necessary given the changing economy, which now values local talent more: “[Y]ou hear complaints from expats who find it difficult to get jobs because companies prefer locals (perhaps in the belief that expats expect higher salaries).”

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