Hong Kong people battle to adapt to Britain
In Hong Kong, the two Leungs earned a monthly income of more than HK$100,000 in managerial positions. Now they earn a tenth of that in their new life in Warrington, in the north of England, where they emigrated in April last year.
In Hong Kong, Kathy, 40, was a sales manager for a hotel restaurant. After earning a qualification as a nail carer, she is working in her new profession. Her husband, 46, managed engineering projects in Hong Kong. Now he is training to be an electrician.
Our material life is not as good as we wished," she said. "But there is no choice. We must make this sacrifice for our three children (3, 5 and 12). If we had no children, we certainly would not emigrate." ...