History of Macau
Macau is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China. Macau became a colony of the Portuguese empire in 1557. It was lent to Portugal as a trading post but remained under C...
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Historic Centre of Macau - Macau World Heritage Trail
The Historic Centre of Macau is recognised by UNESCO as the 31st World Heritage listed site in China and includes the oldest western architectural heritage o...
Slavery in Portugal
Slavery in Portugal occurred since before the country's formation. During the pre-independence period, inhabitants of the current Portuguese territory were often enslaved and enslaved others. After in...
People's Republic of China - Portugal relations
People's Republic of China–Portugal relations officially began in 2 February 1979. China and Portugal established the comprehensive strategic partnership in 2005. Sino-Portuguese relations can be trac...
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Transfer of the sovereignty of Macau
The transfer of sovereignty of Macau from the Portuguese Republic to the People's Republic of China (PRC) occurred on 20 December 1999. Macau was settled and governed by Portuguese merchants in 1535, ...
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Elections in Macau
Macau elects on national level a legislature. The Legislative Assembly is made up of 29 members, of whom 12 are elected by popular vote and proportional representation, 10 elected from functional cons...
Historic Centre of Macau
The Historic Centre of Macao, also known as the Historic Centre of Macau (Chinese: 澳門歷史城區; Portuguese: O Centro Histórico de Macau), is a collection of over twenty locations that witness the u...
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Portuguese Macau
Portuguese Macau refers to Macau as a colony and later, a Portuguese overseas province under Portuguese administration from 1557 to 1999. Macau was both the first and last European colony ...
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Battle of Macau
The Battle of Macau in 1622 was a conflict of the Dutch-Portuguese War fought in the Portuguese settlement of Macau, in southeastern China. The Portuguese, outnumbered and without adequate fortific...
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Casa Garden
113°32′23.6″E / 22.200306°N 113.539889°E / 22.200306; 113.539889The Casa Garden (Chinese: 東方基金會會址) is a small parkette located in Macau Peninsula, Macau, China. The area i...
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2010 Macau transfer of sovereignty anniversary protest
The 2010 Macau transfer of sovereignty anniversary protest (2010年澳門回歸示威遊行) occurred on December 20, 2010 on the 11th anniversary of the Transfer of sovereignty of Macau. The protest took place on the...
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2007 Macau labour protest
The 2007 Macau labour protest (2007年澳門勞動節遊行) was a large scale protest that occurred on Labour Day May 1, 2007 in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. The event ...
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Luso-Chinese agreement (1554)
The Luso-Chinese agreement of 1554 was a trade agreement between the Portuguese headed by Leonel de Sousa, and the authorities of Guangzhou headed by the Provincial Admiral (海道副使; haitao in European s...
Fortaleza de Mong Há
The Fortaleza de Mong-Há is located on the Colina de Mong-Há in Macau, China. The fort is part of a greater military reservation - the Bairro Militar de Mong-Há, which included the Quartel de Mong-Há....
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Battle of the Barrier
The Battle of the Barrier was fought between British and Chinese forces at the boundary between Macau and mainland China on 19 August 1840. The barrier ran across an isthmus separating Macau from...
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Immigration to Macau
With the increase in prosperity and the expansion of the economy of Macau, there is a growing demand from all over the world for residency in the Special Administrative Region. Immigration Services a...
Lapa, Dom João, and Montanha islands
Lapa, Dom João and Montanha are three islands located to the west of the Macau Peninsula and the Macau islands of Taipa and Coloane. They were inhabited by very small Chinese population in its early ...
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Kuan Tai Temple
Sam Kai Vui Kun, known also as Kuan Tai Temple, is located in front of St. Dominic’s Market Complex, near Senado Square, in the traditional commercial center of Macau, China.Kuan Tai (Chinese: 關帝)...
Names of Macau
Macau in Cantonese pronunciation Macau in Mandarin pronunciation Macau in Portuguese pronunciationThe Macau Special Administrative Region (simplified Chinese: 澳门特别行政区; traditional Chinese:...
St. Dominic's Church, Macau
St. Dominic's Church (Portuguese: Igreja de São Domingos; Chinese: 玫瑰堂) is a late 16th century Baroque-style church that serves within the Cathedral Parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mac...
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Women in Macau
Women in Macau, as described by Candice Chio Ngan Ieng, president of the Macau Women's General Association (AGMM), in 2010 are currently defining themselves as capable and irreplaceable powers to Maca...
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Fortaleza do Monte
Fortaleza do Monte (Portuguese for Mount Fortress, also Monte Forte, officially Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora do Monte de São Paulo, in English: Fortress of Our Lady of the Mount of St. Paul; Chinese...
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Vicente Nicolau de Mesquita
Vicente Nicolau de Mesquita (São Lourenço, Portuguese Macau July 9, 1818 - São Lourenço, Portuguese Macau, March 20, 1880) was an officer of the Portuguese Army in Macau. He is widely remembered for h...
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