The tonal talents of Hong Kong’s Cantonese speakers are one of the top 10 reasons to love the city, according to CNN’s list of things the special administrative region does better than anywhere else.
The language’s complexity means new slang is invented every day — but not everybody is convinced it makes for good singers.
If residents and visitors needed any further persuading of Hong Kong’s assets, CNN listed safety, efficient public transport, low salaries taxes and the skills of daredevil bamboo scaffolders as among its attractive qualities.
Then there’s its airport, wealth of food culture and kung fu movie pedigree.
What’s not to love?
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