Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region

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Coordinates: 22°11′39″N 113°32′59″E / 22.194237°N 113.549642°E / 22.194237; 113.549642

Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region
中央人民政府駐澳門特別行政區聯絡辦公室
Gabinete de Ligação do Governo Central na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau
Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR.JPG
Agency overview
Formed 18 January 2000
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction  Macau
Agency executives
Website mo.mofcom.gov.cn (Chinese)

Liaison Office in Macau officially known as the Central People's Government Liaison Office of the Macao Special Administrative Region (Chinese: 中央人民政府駐澳門特別行政區聯絡辦公室 (abbreviated: Chinese: 聯絡辦公室); Portuguese: Gabinete de Ligação do Governo Central na RAEM) is the representative office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (CPG) in Macau.[3] Its counterpart body in Mainland China is the Office of the Macau Special Administrative Region in Beijing.

History[edit]

The office was established on January 18, 2000. This superseded the former branch of the Xinhua News Agency. The office is located in Xinhua Building; located in the southern foothills of the Guia Hill. The new building opened on January 16, 2010 at Freguesia da Sé.[4][5]

China maintained relations in the then Portuguese territory through the former Nanguang trading company,[6] later known as China Central Enterprise Nam Kwong (Group) Co., Ltd.[7] After the handover of Macau to Chinese sovereignty, Xinhua News Agency, the official news agency of the Chinese government in the territory changed its structure.[3] A liaison office was established and the news agency Xinhua split into a separately administered entity.[3]

Macao Liaison Office is one of the three agencies of the Central People's Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region. The other two are the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Macao Special Administrative Region and the People's Liberation Army Macau Garrison.

Administration[edit]

  1. Zhou Ding
  2. Guo Dongpo
  3. Wang Qiren
  4. Bai Zhijian [8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China appoints respected official to head liaison office in Macau". Calvin Ayre News. 
  2. ^ Ken Lao. "Macau News - China's Liaison Office in Macau has two new vice-directors". Macau News. 
  3. ^ a b c "中央人民政府驻澳门特别行政区联络办公室_百度百科". baidu.com. 
  4. ^ 中聯辦新辦公大樓啓用. 即時新聞. 澳廣視. 2010年1月16日 10:49(UTC+8)
  5. ^ http://news.sina.com.cn/c/p/2010-04-21/125920122117.shtml
  6. ^ Portuguese behavior towards the political transition and the regional integration of Macau in the Pearl River Region, Moisés Silva Fernandes, in Macau and Its Neighbours in Transition, Rufino Ramos, José Rocha Dinis, D.Y.Yuan, Rex Wilson, University of Macau, Macau Foundation, 1997, page 48
  7. ^ NAM KWONG (GROUP) COMPANY LIMITED, China Daily
  8. ^ Former and present CE highlight political reform, Macau Daily Times, 22 March 2012

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