Hong Kong's American Chamber of Commerce president denied entry to Macau

Ms Tara Joseph, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, said she was denied entry to Macau (above) after being detained for around two hours by immigration officials.
Ms Tara Joseph, the president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, said she was denied entry to Macau (above) after being detained for around two hours by immigration officials.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - The president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Hong Kong said on Saturday (Dec 7) she was denied entry to the neighbouring Chinese-ruled city of Macau after being detained for around two hours by immigration officials.

Ms Tara Joseph, an American citizen who was travelling to the former Portuguese colony of Macau for the AmCham Macau Ball, told Reuters that authorities did not provide a reason for refusing to allow her entry.