Zhuhai extends education, healthcare for SAR talents

Fancy living in one of the nine Greater Bay Area cities, but worried about the costs of expatriate education and healthcare? Worry no more – if you are a Talent from one of the two SARs, that is.

Zhuhai’s Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau has released a plan to give talented individuals (talents) from Hong Kong and Macau access to local education and healthcare. The plan aims at establishing all-rounded social insurance and public services for talents from the two SARs by next year. Moreover, it proposes to grant the same pension benefits as locals, and do away with the need for employment permits.

Other incentives offered to talents from Hong Kong and Macau are already well known: the Zhuhai government provides subsidies and invests in incubators. It would seem that the city is focused on attracting only the brightest, however: those with a post-graduate degree.

Read more (in Chinese).