A report on Xinhua News Agency and Xu Jiatun

Xinhua headquarters office in Beijing
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Building of Red China News Agency in 1937
Xinhua News Agency's overseas flagship digital billboard was inaugurated on Times Square, at the heart of Manhattan, New York City in 2010.
Bureau in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

He became the director of the Hong Kong branch of the Xinhua News Agency from 1983 to 1989, then China's de facto political presence in the territory.

- Xu Jiatun

His predecessor, Xu Jiatun, was also vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Basic Law Drafting Committee, before fleeing to the United States in response to the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre, where he went into exile.

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Hong Kong Basic Law Drafting Committee

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Formed in June 1985 for the drafts of the Hong Kong Basic Law for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) after 1997.

Formed in June 1985 for the drafts of the Hong Kong Basic Law for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) after 1997.

The Chairman of the Drafting Committee was Ji Pengfei, the 8 Vice-Chairmen were Xu Jiatun, Director of the New China News Agency Hong Kong Branch; Wang Hanbin, Secretary General of the NPC; Hu Sheng, Director of the Party Research Centre of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China; Fei Xiaotong, prominent Chinese anthropologist and sociologist; T. K. Ann, Hong Kong industrialist and member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Y. K. Pao, Hong Kong shipping tycoon; Fei Yimin, publisher of Ta Kung Pao, member of the NPC and member of the Legal Commission under the NPC Standing Committee; and David K. P. Li, Chairman of the Bank of East Asia.

Japan–Taiwan Exchange Association in Taipei.

De facto embassy

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Office or organisation that serves de facto as an embassy in the absence of normal or official diplomatic relations among countries, usually to represent nations which lack full diplomatic recognition, regions or dependencies of countries, or territories over which sovereignty is disputed.

Office or organisation that serves de facto as an embassy in the absence of normal or official diplomatic relations among countries, usually to represent nations which lack full diplomatic recognition, regions or dependencies of countries, or territories over which sovereignty is disputed.

Japan–Taiwan Exchange Association in Taipei.
Taipei Representative Office in the U.K. in London, United Kingdom, displaying the national emblem of the Republic of China
The Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London
Consulate-General of the United States in Hong Kong
The British Consulate General in Hong Kong
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Macao Economic and Commercial Office in Portugal
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Portuguese Consulate General in Macau.
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"Bophuthatswana House" in Tel Aviv was the only place outside South Africa to fly the homeland's flag.
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Rhodesia House was the office of the colony's High Commissioner in London. (2006 photograph)
Leonard Woodcock, last Chief of the "United States Liaison Office" and first Ambassador of the United States to the People's Republic of China
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Offices certified by the local government
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Consequently, the People's Republic of China was only represented unofficially in Hong Kong by the Xinhua News Agency Hong Kong Branch, which had been operating in the colony since 1945.

His predecessor, Xu Jiatun, was also vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Basic Law Drafting Committee, before fleeing to the United States in response to the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests, where he went into exile.