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  Politics of Macau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macau's seven deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) are selected by an electoral conference; they attended their first session of the NPC in Beijing in March 2000.
One represents the Macau Peninsula and one represents Taipa and Coloane.
The flag of Macau is light green with a lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold, five-pointed stars: one large in the center of the arc and four smaller.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Politics_of_Macau   (1343 words)

 Macau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macau has played a unique and influential role in relations between China and the West, especially between the late 16th and 19th centuries.
Macau prospered as a port and was the subject of repeated attempts by the Dutch to conquer it in the 17th century.
Macau is 70 km southwest of Hong Kong and 145 km from Guangzhou.
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 Macau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macau was officially founded as a colony of Portugal in 1557 and recognized by the Chinese in 1670.
Macau comprises of a peninsula, and the islands of Taipa and Coloane.
Macau's economy is based largely on tourism, including gambling, and textile and fireworks manufacturing.
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 Macau - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macau, or Macao (馬交, Pinyin ma3 jiao1; known locally as 澳門, Pinyin ao4 men2) is a small city-island on the southern coast of China.
Macau comprises two administrative subdivisions: Macau and the islands (Taipa[?] and Coloane[?]).
Macau[?], is also the name of a commune in the Gironde département, in France.
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 Encyclopedia: Politics of Macau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Chief Executive of Macau is appointed by the People's Republic of China's central government after selection by an election committee, whose members are nominated by corporate bodies.
A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues.
Flag ratio: 2:3 The flag of Macau is light green with a lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold, five-pointed stars: one large in center of arc and four smaller.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Politics-of-Macau   (2710 words)

 Macau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Main article: History of Macau Macau was officially founded as a colony of Portugal in 1557 and recognized by the Chinese in 1670.
Main article: Politics of Macau The chief executive is appointed by People's Republic of China's central government after selection by an election committee, whose members are nominated by corporate bodies.
Main article: Demographics of Macau Considered as a "dependency", Macau is the most densely populated of the countries/dependencies in the world.
www.asinah.net /en/wikipedia/m/ma/macau.html   (2055 words)

 Communist Party of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are two other key organs of political power in the People's Republic of China: the formal government and the People's Liberation Army.
During the 1980s and 1990s there was a Central Advisory Commission established by Deng Xiaoping which consisted of senior retired leaders, but with their passing this has been abolished.
For example the defense of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989 was that the government was trying to prevent another Cultural Revolution and the mass slaughters that occurred at the hands of the Red Guards in that era.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_China   (1753 words)

 Encyclopedia: Stanley Ho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macau Tower, Macau Macau Tower, also known as Macau Sky Tower, is a tower located in Macau, a special administrative region of Peoples Republic of China.
One example is that of the Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Center, which opened in December 2001 and became another landmark in Macau.
The University of Macau (Universidade de Macau, 澳門大學, formerly known as the University of East Asia) was established in 1981, as the first university in Macau.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stanley-Ho   (4830 words)

 SCMP.com - Hong Kong's leading English news channel - Macau Handover - Macau Handover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Falun Gong followers accused Macau police yesterday of illegally arresting sect members during the handover and warned that the territory's suppression of the cult violated the "one country, two systems" principle.
An activist involved in a high-profile court case for burning the national flag in Hong Kong was arrested in Macau yesterday for allegedly conspiring to burn the Portuguese flag.
Mr Ho, 44, is the son of the late Macau community leader and Banco Tai Fung founder, Ho Yin.
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 Macau biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, short form Macau or Macao (see Names), is a small territory on the southern coast of China.
Macau is also known as Haojing'ao (壕鏡澳 "Trench-mirror Inlet"), Xiangshan'ao (香山澳 "Fragrant-mountain Inlet"), Liandao (蓮島 "Lotus Island"), as well as "Soda port" (疏打埠).
Macau consists of a peninsula, and the islands of Taipa and Coloane.
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 Macau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The name "Macau" (馬交 Cantonese Jyutping: maa3 gaau1) is thought to be derived from "'Templo de A-Má" (媽閣廟 Cantonese Jyutping: maa1 gok3), a still-existing landmark built in 1448 dedicated to the goddess Matsu.
During the last periods of Portuguese rule, the peninsular (northern) district was administered by the Macau Municipal Council (Câmara Municipal de Macau), and the islands by the Islands Municipal Council (Câmara Municipal das Ilhas).
In 2004 gambling revenues from Macau's casinos were for the first time greater than those of Las Vegas (each about $5 billion), which means Macau is now the biggest gambling centre in the World.
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 China (Includes Hong Kong and Macau)
Authorities still were quick to suppress any person or group, whether religious, political, or social, that they perceived to be a threat to government power, or to national stability, and citizens who sought to express openly dissenting political and religious views continued to live in an environment filled with repression.
Government officials denied that there were any political prisoners, asserting that authorities detained persons not for their political or religious views, but because they violated the law.
However, former political prisoners and their families still frequently are subjected to police surveillance, telephone wiretaps, searches, and other forms of harassment, and may encounter difficulty in obtaining or keeping employment and housing.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eap/8289.htm   (18010 words)

 Macau - Economic analysis of government's policies, investment climate and political risk.
Macau residents have freedom of speech, of the press and of publication; freedom of association, of assembly, of procession and of demonstration.
Macau consists of two islands and the Macau peninsula, which is connected with China mainland at the north.
Although Macau is a part of China, it may maintain and develop relations and conclude and implement agreements with foreign states and regions and relevant international organizations in the economic, trade, financial and monetary and shipping fields, by using the name "Macao, China".
www.mkeever.com /macau.html   (3269 words)

 Politics of Macau -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macau's seven deputies to the (Click link for more info and facts about National People's Congress) National People's Congress (NPC) are selected by an electoral conference; they attended their first session of the NPC in Beijing in March 2000.
Macau also has representation on the National Committee of the (Click link for more info and facts about Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference) Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
The (Click link for more info and facts about flag of Macau) flag of Macau is light green with a (Annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs) lotus flower above a stylized bridge and water in white, beneath an arc of five gold, five-pointed stars: one large in center of arc and four smaller.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/po/politics_of_macau.htm   (1454 words)

 Macau Topic Center - Travel to China
Macau Security Force On December 20, 1999, the various police force branches of Macau, under the jurisdiction of Security and Justice departments, with the excep...
Macau Law Macau law is broadly based on PortugalPortuguese law, and therefore part of the civil law tradition of continental European legal systems.
Politics of Macau Politics of Macau In accordance with Article 31 of the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, Macau has Special Administrative...
www.famouschinese.com /topic/Macau   (739 words)

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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/p/po/index.html   (139 words)

 Pacific Affairs: So what if it's not a gamble? Post-Westphalian politics in Macau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A second assertion made here is that the web of interests using the Macau government as platform has goals that simultaneously reinforce and undermine the state-centredness of international politics, showing the fundamental ambiguity of post-Westphalian politics.
The significance of the new Macau SAR as a cross-border actor is lost if we begin with the assumption that China consistently and defensively employs a narrow, nineteenth-century Western concept of sovereignty in dealing with outside states as well as with domestic challengers and anomalies.
If China is an authoritarian, highly sovereignty-conscious state, the autonomy of the Macau government in external as well as domestic terms must be fundamentally illusory, its external activities of a different nature from those found in democracies.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3680/is_200110/ai_n8999539   (842 words)

 TIMEasia.com | Macau: Macau's Big Gamble | 12/20/99
The Macau story is a direct echo of the change of destiny for Hong Kong, 60 km away.
Macau's past and its politics couldn't be more dissimilar to those of Hong Kong.
Macau, in contrast, goes into its transition with a self-censoring press, an antiquated judiciary in need of an overhaul and a partly elected assembly that has virtually shared sovereignty with China for two decades.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/1220/macau.handover.html   (1773 words)

 blogmacau.info - An Independent Macau Weblog :: Politics
Macau's Legislative Assembly aproves bills combating terrorist and money-laundering crimes, with maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.
Macau's academics and social figures were called to the Government Headquarters to meet the Chief Executive yesterday (25 October), consulting them on the Policy Address due to be delivered next month.
Macau's 3rd Legislative Assembly began with rows between two legislators, despite rational debates and tolerance to different opinions were called for by other colleagues earlier in the plenary session.
macau.blogharbor.com /blog/Politics   (410 words)

 Macau : Geography, People, Politics, Government, Economy, transport
Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East.
China has promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system will not be practiced in Macau, and that Macau will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the next 50 years.
Macau's well-to-do economy has remained one of the most open in the world since its reversion to China in 1999.
www.studentsoftheworld.info /infopays/wfb.php3?CODEPAYS=MAC   (936 words)

 AllRefer.com - Macau - Government And Politics | Chinese Information Resource
A governor, appointed by the president of Portugal, headed the cabinet, which included the governor and seven undersecretaries (economic coordination; transport and public works; public security; justice; communications, tourism, and culture; administration, education, and youth; and social affairs and budget).
Appeals on decisions were heard by Macau's Supreme Court, which was established in 1992 with the power of final adjudication and the authority to decide in matters of administrative, fiscal, and customs law.
The Basic Law has nine chapters, 145 articles, and three annexes that cover the relationship between the central government and Macau; the fundamental rights and duties of the residents; the political structure (chief executive, executive authorities, legislature, judiciary, district organizations, and public servants); the economy, cultural and social affairs; external affairs; and the amendment process.
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 ASIANOW - Macau: Return to China
Portugal handed the gambling enclave of Macau back to China at midnight Sunday, bringing an end to 442 years of colonial rule.
The handover was marked by gala celebrations featuring parades, speeches and jubilant street celebrations in Macau and Beijing.
The relinquishing of tiny and troubled Macau marks the end of the last lingering remnants of European colonialism in Asia.
www.cnn.com /1999/ASIANOW/east/macau   (129 words)

 Omniseek: Politics: /Politics /China /Macau
Make Macau your gateway to the China market, and use your World Trade Center Macau membership to put a world of advantages at you disposal.
Macau is located on the south-eastern coast of China, in the Pearl River delta of Guangdong Province.
Stamp catalogue for Hong Kong, Macau, China and Taiwan.
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 Macau Information on the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Governments on the WWW - Macau, provides links to government web sites and web sites with political and general information.
Library of Congress Country Studies - Macau, provides a searchable and very detailed book-length portrait including geography, society, economy, transportation, telecommunications, industry, infrastructure, politics, government, national security, history, environment, religion, education, health care, and much more.
Macau, official government website includes news and general information.
www.howardcollege.edu /library/macau.htm   (65 words)

 Geography (from Macau) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
(ed.), Macau: City of Commerce and Culture, 2nd ed.
, Macau, the Imaginary City: Culture and Society, 1557 to the Present (1996, reissued 1999).
, Political Development in Macau (1995), offers perspectives on politics in Macau.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=93749   (61 words)

 Macau Profile: Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Basic Law, approved in March 1993 by China's National People's Congress, is Macau's "mini-constitution"
Catholic Church [LAI Hung-sing, bishop]; Macau Society of Tourism and Entertainment or STDM [Stanley HO, managing director]; Union for Democracy Development [Antonio NG Kuok-cheong, leader]
direct election 18 years of age, universal for permanent residents living in Macau for the past seven years; indirect election limited to organizations registered as "corporate voters" (257 are currently registered) and a 300-member Election Committee drawn from broad regional groupings, municipal organizations, and central government bodies
www.nationmaster.com /country/mc/Government   (365 words)

 Fellows of the Centre
His current research focuses on the politics of policymaking in Hong Kong, the relations between Beijing and Hong Kong, as well as the relations between Hong Kong and Guangdong province.
He was the recipient of a Universitas 21 Fellowship from the University of Hong Kong and a visiting scholar at the Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1999.
She has presented her research on ãMacau, Crime and the Casino Stateä at various conferences: Research Postgraduate Conference (Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU); Crime and Its Control in Greater China (Centre for Criminology, HKU) and ãCriminology in the 21st Century: Public Good or Private Interest?ä (University of Melbourne, Australia).
www.hku.hk /crime/fellows.htm   (5573 words)

 IGCS - Politics (China WWW VL - Internet Guide for Chinese Studies)
Self description: "The Language and Politics in Modern China working papers form part of a collaborative research project, 'Keywords of the Chinese Revolution: The Language of Politics and the Politics of Language in 20th-Century China', funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Pacific Cultural Foundation.
A valuable source on political and economic developments in Hong Kong, featuring guest commentaries by leading figures both in Hong Kong and in Washington, and further in-depth perspectives by well known journalists and government and business executives.
This extensive study was edited by Barbara Leitch Lepoer in Dec. 1987 and is part of the Library of Congress Country Studies.
sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de /igcs/igpol.htm   (7149 words)

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