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'.
- Online Kong Seng Ticketing Service www
Online service for major events in Macau including music, Seng Ticketing Service, movies, exhibitions and sports. Kong Seng Ticketing Service.
- 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 Macao Chamber of Commerce www
Founded in 1913, Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit consisting of local Chinese commercial organizations, firms and businessmen. Information on the organization, its history, activities and services. Macao Chamber of Commerce.
- A Junior Chamber International Macao www
A worldwide federation of young professionals and entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 40. Junior Chamber International Macao.
- Portal Canadians in China www
Portal site with e-mail network, China, event announcements and photographs. Canadians in China.
- 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.
- 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.
- Information Enterprise Europe Network www
Information about the institute and its courses, Europe Network, projects and events. Enterprise Europe Network.
- Reisereportage Glücksspiel auf vier Rädern www
Reisereportage von "Schwarz auf Weiss". Glücksspiel auf vier Rädern.
- Kurzer Reisebericht www
Kurzer Reisebericht mit einigen Bildern und Tipps. Reisebericht.
- Publications, Government Information Bureau www
Publications, Information Bureau, legislation, media contacts and current and archived news articles. Government Information Bureau.
- Catalog World Legal Information Institute - Macau, China www
Catalog and search facilities for over 500 databases from 55 countries including case-law, Legal Information Institute - Macau, China, legislation, treaties, law reform reports, law journals, and other materials. World Legal Information Institute - Macau, China.
- Alexa: Macao Asia
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Macao Asia
- DMOZ: Macao Asia
dmoz.org Directory: Macao Asia