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Apr.28, 2016 — People attend a sacrificial ceremony for Genghis Khan at the mausoleum of Genghis Khan in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The ceremony, held in the third month on the Chinese lunar calendar, has a history of more than 700 years. The sacrificial ceremony for Genghis Khan was listed as one of China's intangible cultural heritages in 2006. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)
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29 April 2016 07:50 (GMT +8)
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Ho Chio Meng

Ho Chio Meng

Prosecutor General of the Public Prosecutions Office


Ho Chio Meng was born in Macau in 1955.  His ancestors were originally from Panyu, Guangdong and have lived in Macau for many generations.  Ho studied law in Southwest University of Political Science and Law in China from 1979 to 1983, and was granted the degree of Bachelor of Law in 1983.  He took language and law courses in University of Coimbra in Portugal from 1991 and returned to Macau in 1993.  Ho undertook the Law Program at the Faculty of Law in University of Macau in 1994.  He took the Training Course for Senior Public Servants of Macau in the National Administration Institute of China in 1998.  He completed a doctoral course on Economic Law in the Faculty of Law of Beijing University in 2002 and became the first magistrate in Macau holding a Doctorate of Law.

Ho Chio Meng began working in the fields of foreign trade and administration in 1972.  After obtaining the degree of Bachelor of Law in 1983, he worked in the High Court as Assistance Judge, Judge, Chief of Court, amongst other positions.  He took up the post of Coordinator of the High Commission Against Corruption and Administrative Illegality of Macau in 1993, promoted to Deputy High Commissioner in 1995 and was appointed Acting-High Commissioner several times.  Under the nomination of the Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region, Edmund Ho Hau Wah, Ho Chio Meng was appointed by the Central People’s Government as the first Prosecutor General of the Macau Special Administrative Region in August 1999.  On December 4, 2004, Ho was once again appointed as the Prosecutor General of the Macau Special Administrative Region.

Ho Chio Meng is also the president of Macau Public Prosecutors Commission, the president of Macau Justice and Prosecution Society, honorary president of Macau Juridical and Economic Association, visiting professor at Criminal Law Research Centre of Renmin University of China, China University of Politics and Law, and Jinan University.



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