Uneasy about security law, Hong Kong residents weigh their options abroad

Hong Kong residents have started scrubbing social media accounts to avoid running afoul of a law which criminalises subversion and collusion with foreign forces. PHOTO: AFP
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BANGKOK - Seated in a fashionably dim cafe in Bangkok's historic Charoen Krung district, Hong Kong social media influencer Roger Wu prepares to launch into his latest topic: Is Thailand a suitable place for you to relocate to?

"Some friends say, 'I now feel like moving elsewhere, like Thailand'. But I want to ask: 'How many times have you been to Thailand? Do you really understand Thailand?'" he addresses his YouTube fans in rapid-fire Cantonese.

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