Hong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersHong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersThe term Hong Kong drifters, or gang piao, was coined to refer to those young and educated mainland Chinese who work and live in Hong Kong. The word “drifter” reflects the restlessness and anxiety experienced by the young elites in trying to find their position in the society. They are regarded as

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