On December 20, 1999, China reclaimed Macau after 442 years of Portuguese rule effectively ending the colonial era in Asia. The flag-lowering ceremony at sunset lasted only a few minutes after which Macau became the most recent Special Administrative Region in China (MSAR). Demographically, Macau is 96% Chinese and 2% Portuguese with Cantonese the most commonly spoken dialect. Macao Asia Regional.
Macau was administered by the Portuguese Empire and its inheritor states from the mid-16th century until late 1999, when it was the last remaining European colony in Asia. (wikipedia)
- Macau An autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River Delta in East Asia.
- Macao (film) A 1952 black-and-white film noir adventure directed by Josef von Sternberg and Nicholas Ray.
- Macau, Brazil A municipality in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in the Northeast region of Brazil.
- Macao (novel) The thirty-first novel in the long-running Nick Carter-Killmaster series of spy novels.
- Macaw Meanings See related meanings for the word 'Macaw'.
- Assists Cultural Institute of the Macao S.A.R. Government www
Assists in drafting and implementing the Territory's policies on culture and academic research by organizing activities relating to Sino-Portuguese cultural interchange and by disseminating and stimulating an interest in Portuguese language and culture in this part of the world. Cultural Institute of the Macao S.A.R. Government.
- Founded Macau Perosi Choir www
Founded in 1997, Perosi Choir, Coro Perosi has as its objectives promotion of the art of choral singing, cultivating an interest in music and boosting Macau's culture in music. Membership, recordings, annual concerts and location. Macau Perosi Choir.
- Incubator MANETIC - Macau New Technologies Incubator Centre www
Incubator for small technology businesses, Macau New Technologies Incubator Centre, providing office and meeting rooms along with support services. MANETIC - Macau New Technologies Incubator Centre.
- Provides HK-Macau-PRD Development Information Net www
Provides information and reference materials on the development of Macau and the Pearl River Delta region. HK-Macau-PRD Development Information Net.
- A Comparative Connections: A Quarterly E-Journal on East Asian Bilateral Relations www
A quarterly journal featuring analyses on political and economic developments in 12 key bilateral relationships in East Asia. Connections: A Quarterly E-Journal on East Asian Bilateral Relations. Chronological listings of significant events are also provided. Comparative Connections: A Quarterly E-Journal on East Asian Bilateral Relations.
- Photo Electric Samurai www
Photo gallery covering Japan, Samurai, China, and Mongolia. Also an Oriental Gallery, with images of works of art from Japan, Korea, and Mongolia. One section devoted entirely to samurai images. Electric Samurai.
- Information Education and Youth Affairs Bureau www
Information about the Macau Education System, and Youth Affairs Bureau, activities and publications. Education and Youth Affairs Bureau.
- Run Unesco Center of Macau www
Run by the Macau Foundation to develop programs in the areas of education, Center of Macau, science and culture. Education, scholarship, activities and virtual library details. Unesco Center of Macau.
- Kurzer Reisebericht www
Kurzer Reisebericht mit einigen Bildern und Tipps. Reisebericht.
- Reisereportage Glücksspiel auf vier Rädern www
Reisereportage von "Schwarz auf Weiss". Glücksspiel auf vier Rädern.
- Includes IFES - Election Guide: Macau www
Includes government overview, Election Guide: Macau, elections, news and links. IFES - Election Guide: Macau.
- Includes Instituto do Desporto www
Includes sporting event information, Desporto, tournament information, contacts, match schedules, and past results. Instituto do Desporto.
- Alexa: Macao Asia
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Macao Asia
- DMOZ: Macao Asia
dmoz.org Directory: Macao Asia