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Macau announces new restrictions on HK, China visitors

Reuters Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Macau's leader Ho Iat Seng said on Tuesday that visitors from the Chinese mainland, neighbouring Hong Kong and Taiwan who have travelled overseas in the past 14 days will be banned from entering the world's biggest gambling hub.
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