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Oct 22, 2018 08:05 PM
POLITICS & LAW

Macau Liaison Joins Long List of Chinese Officials Who Commit Suicide

For several years, China has had a high rate of “abnormal deaths” of officials at the departmental and provincial levels. Photo: VCG
For several years, China has had a high rate of “abnormal deaths” of officials at the departmental and provincial levels. Photo: VCG

Add another name to the list of Chinese officials who have died in unusual circumstances. According to the State Council Office of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs, Zheng Xiaosong, director of the Macau Liaison Office, committed suicide on Saturday evening by jumping off the residential building where he lived. He was suffering from depression, according to a statement released by the liaison office. Zheng was 59.

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