The chairman and president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Hong Kong were separately denied entry to the neighboring Chinese-ruled city of Macau on Saturday after being detained by immigration officials.
The president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Hong Kong said on Saturday she was denied entry to the neighboring Chinese-ruled city of Macau after being detained for around two hours by immigration officials.
China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said on Wednesday its deputy head met William Klein, the U.S. embassy's minister counselor for political affairs, and lodged stern representations over the new U.S. law on Hong Kong.
Gambling revenue in the Chinese
territory of Macau dropped 8.5% in November year on year, hit
by lacklustre demand from high roller gamblers due to slowing
economic growth amid the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war and
protests in neighbouring Hong Kong.
China is considering putting those who drafted the U.S. law supporting Hong Kong's protesters on a no-entry list barring them from entering China's mainland as well as Hong Kong and Macau, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin said on Thursday.
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