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Macao follows Hong Kong in closing Taiwan office

No reason given for move that follows China's biggest incursion into Taiwan ADIZ

TAIPEI -- Macao announced Wednesday it would follow Hong Kong in closing its representative office in Taiwan, an abrupt move that comes amid heightened tensions across the Taiwan Strait.

"The Macao Economic and Cultural Office in Taiwan will temporarily suspend operations from June 19," the Macao SAR Government said in a brief press statement, without providing reasons for the office closure.

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