Macau

Macau (/məˈk/; 澳門; 澳门; "Bay gate"), also spelled Macao, officially known as the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a special administrative region on the southern coast of the People's Republic of China. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta across from Hong Kong, which is about 64 kilometers to the east, and it is also bordered by Guangdong of Mainland China to the north and the South China Sea to the east and south. With an estimated population of around 636,200 living in an area of 30.3 km2 (11.6 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world.

As Portuguese Macau, it 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 under Portugal. Portuguese traders first settled in Macau in the 1550s. In 1557, Macau was rented to Portugal from Ming China as a trading port. The Portuguese Empire administered the city under Chinese authority and sovereignty until 1887, when Macau became a colony. Sovereignty over Macau was transferred to China on 20 December 1999. The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau and Macau Basic Law stipulate that Macau operate with a high degree of autonomy until at least 2049, fifty years after the transfer.

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Macau’s ‘Gambling King’ Stanley Ho dies at 98

La Prensa Latina 26 May 2020
Beijing, May 26 (efe-epa).- Gambling mogul Stanley Ho, one of the richest men in Asia and the person considered to be responsible for Macau’s transformation into “Las Vegas of Asia”, died on Tuesday aged 98 at a Hong Kong Hospital, Macau’s public broadcaster reported....
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China to establish 'sound' legal system for national security in Hong Kong

Reuters 22 May 2020
China will establish a "sound" legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday in his annual report to parliament ... ....
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Beijing to base China security agencies in Hong Kong

Boing Boing 22 May 2020
The plan was announced on Friday, one day after Beijing put forth national security legislation in the national congress ... In his annual report to the Chinese parliament, Premier Li Keqiang said China will establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, its other semi-autonomous city....
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Hong Kong activists call for protest march against new security laws

Metro USA 22 May 2020
Speaking on Friday in his annual report to the Chinese parliament, Premier Li Keqiang said China will establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, its other semi-autonomous city....
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China’s planned security agencies for Hong Kong a ‘death knell’ for autonomy: Pompeo

Metro USA 22 May 2020
In his annual report to parliament, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, a former Portuguese colony that returned to China in 1999....
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China's planned security agencies for Hong Kong a 'death knell' for autonomy -Pompeo

Asahi News 22 May 2020
In his annual report to parliament, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would establish a "sound" legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, a former Portuguese colony that returned to China in 1999 ... The reference to Hong Kong's staunchly independent legal system has rattled some Hong Kong lawyers....
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China's planned security agencies for Hong Kong a 'death knell' for autonomy: Pompeo

Deccan Herald 22 May 2020
In his annual report to parliament, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would establish a "sound" legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, a former Portuguese colony that returned to China in 1999 ... The reference to Hong Kong's staunchly independent legal system has rattled some Hong Kong lawyers....
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China’s plans for security agencies in Hong Kong will ‘silence city’, activists say

Metro USA 22 May 2020
In his annual report to parliament, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, a former Portuguese colony that returned to China in 1999....
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Activists call for Hong Kong to rise up against new security laws

Metro USA 22 May 2020
Speaking on Friday in his annual report to the Chinese parliament, Premier Li Keqiang said China will establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, its other semi-autonomous city....
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Beijing may base security agencies in Hong Kong as part of new laws

Metro USA 22 May 2020
In his annual report to the Chinese parliament, Premier Li Keqiang said China will establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, its other semi-autonomous city....
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China's plans for security agencies in Hong Kong will 'silence city,' activists say

Canada Dot Com 22 May 2020
In his annual report to parliament, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China would establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, a former Portuguese colony that returned to China in 1999....
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Beijing may base security agencies in Hong Kong

Gulf News 22 May 2020
Hong Kong ... Image Credit. Reuters ... Draft proposal. In his annual report to the Chinese parliament, Premier Li Keqiang said China will establish a “sound” legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in Hong Kong and Macau, its other semi-autonomous city ... Image Credit. AP ... Currently they can take no enforcement action in the city ... ....
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Biggest Changes in the Casino Industry

The Signal 22 Apr 2020
More specifically, Macau. Part of the People’s Republic of China, Macau has become a major player in the casino industry. Not only do several of the popular online gaming sites originate in Macau, but it has also become a hot spot for Vegas developers ... Legalization of Gaming....
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