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Taiwan ranked as the top place for expats to live in global survey, while Hong Kong and mainland China become less appealing

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ffordability, an advanced economy, the natural environment and friendliness of locals were among factors cited by expats who reported strong satisfaction with living in Taiwan. Air pollution in mainland China and exorbitant housing costs in Hong Kong were leading factors contributing to their decline in the survey by InterNations, an expat network.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.