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Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia. [1]

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A-Ma Temple

The A-Ma Temple is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço, Macau, China.

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Air Macau

Air Macau Company Limited (Chinese: 澳門航空股份有限公司) is the flag carrier airline of Macau.

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Anglo-Portuguese Alliance

The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance (or Aliança Luso-Britânica, "Luso-British Alliance", also known in Portugal as Aliança Inglesa, "English Alliance"), ratified at the Treaty of Windsor in 1386, between England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) and Portugal, is the oldest alliance in the world that is still in force – with the earliest treaty dating back to the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Autonomous administrative division

An autonomous administrative division (also referred to as an autonomous area, entity, unit, region, subdivision, or territory) is a subdivision or dependent territory of a country that has a degree of self-governance, or autonomy, from an external authority.

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Bacalhau

Bacalhau is the Portuguese word for cod and—in a culinary context—dried and salted cod.

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Banco Nacional Ultramarino

Banco Nacional Ultramarino (National Overseas Bank) was a Portuguese bank with operations throughout the world, especially in Portugal's former overseas provinces.

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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.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Beijing

Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.

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Big Three (Portugal)

The Big Three (Os Três Grandes) is the nickname of the three most successful sport clubs in Portugal.

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Blood transfusion

Blood transfusion is generally the process of receiving blood or blood products into one's circulation intravenously.

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Cantonese

The Cantonese language is a variety of Chinese spoken in the city of Guangzhou (historically known as Canton) and its surrounding area in southeastern China.

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Cantonese cuisine

Cantonese cuisine (廣東菜), also known as Yue cuisine (粵菜) or Guangdong cuisine, refers to the cuisine of China's Guangdong Province, particularly the provincial capital, Guangzhou (Canton).

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Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

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Captain of the port

The captain of the port is an official who has different functions in the United Kingdom, the United States, and other countries.

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Carnation Revolution

The Carnation Revolution (Revolução dos Cravos), also referred to as the 25th of April (vinte e cinco de Abril), was initially a military coup in Lisbon, Portugal, on 25 April 1974 which overthrew the authoritarian regime of the Estado Novo.

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Casino

A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.

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Casino Lisboa (Macau)

Casino Lisboa is a hotel casino in Sé, Macau, China.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Chief Executive of Macau

The Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region (Chefe do Executivo da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau) is the head of government of Macau, a special administrative region of China and a former Portuguese overseas province governed by the Governor of Macau.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chinese

Chinese can refer to.

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Chinese Civil War

The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC).

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Chinese culture

Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest cultures, originating thousands of years ago.

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Chinese folk religion

Chinese folk religion (Chinese popular religion) or Han folk religion is the religious tradition of the Han people, including veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces, and a belief in the rational order of nature which can be influenced by human beings and their rulers as well as spirits and gods.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, usually known as the Spring Festival in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Chinese people

Chinese people are the various individuals or ethnic groups associated with China, usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation.

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum.

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City of Dreams (casino)

City of Dreams is a resort and casino in Cotai, Macau, China.

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Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

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Coconut milk

Coconut milk is the liquid that comes from the grated meat of a mature coconut.

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Coimbra

Coimbra (Corumbriga)) is a city and a municipality in Portugal. The population at the 2011 census was 143,397, in an area of. The fourth-largest urban centre in Portugal (after Lisbon, Porto, Braga), it is the largest city of the district of Coimbra, the Centro region and the Baixo Mondego subregion. About 460,000 people live in the Região de Coimbra, comprising 19 municipalities and extending into an area. Among the many archaeological structures dating back to the Roman era, when Coimbra was the settlement of Aeminium, are its well-preserved aqueduct and cryptoporticus. Similarly, buildings from the period when Coimbra was the capital of Portugal (from 1131 to 1255) still remain. During the Late Middle Ages, with its decline as the political centre of the Kingdom of Portugal, Coimbra began to evolve into a major cultural centre. This was in large part helped by the establishment the University of Coimbra in 1290, the oldest academic institution in the Portuguese-speaking world. Apart from attracting many European and international students, the university is visited by many tourists for its monuments and history. Its historical buildings were classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2013: "Coimbra offers an outstanding example of an integrated university city with a specific urban typology as well as its own ceremonial and cultural traditions that have been kept alive through the ages.".

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Coloane

Coloane (Cantonese: Lou Wan), officially Freguesia de São Francisco Xavier, is one of the parishes of Macau, China.

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Community of Portuguese Language Countries

The Community of Portuguese Language Countries (Portuguese: Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa; abbreviated as CPLP), occasionally known in English as the Lusophone Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organization of Lusophone nations across four continents, where Portuguese is an official language, mostly of former colonies of the Portuguese Empire.

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Compulsory education

Compulsory education refers to a period of education that is required of all people and is imposed by government.

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Conde S. Januário Hospital

Conde S. Januário Hospital (Portuguese: Centro Hospitalar Conde de São Januário; CHCSJ) is an acute care hospital run by the public sector in Sé (Cathedral Parish), Macau, China. Established in 1874 and extended in 1989, it has 476 beds and offers 22 different services, both for inpatients and for outpatients. The hospital is colloquially known as 'Hill-top Hospital 山頂醫院' by the majority of local people. Herein, the 'Hill' refers to the Guia Hill(東望洋山 or 松山). Currently there is no western-style medical school in Macau, so all indigenous intending doctors have to qualify outside of Macau. Alternatively, qualified doctors could to be brought in from outside. The hospital is accredited by The Australian Council on Healthcare standards (ACHS) from 2012.

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Confucianism

Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.

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Cotai

Cotai (Zona do Aterro de Cotai) is a piece of newly reclaimed land on top of Seac Pai Bay between Taipa and Coloane islands in Macau,Malaysia Star, Must-see Macau, 25 November 2006 that has made two independent islands become one island, since 2005.

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Court of Final Appeal (Macau)

The Court of Final Appeal of Macau (Tribunal de Última Instância de Macau) is the court with the final adjudication power on laws of Macau.

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Creole language

A creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language developed from a mixture of different languages at a fairly sudden point in time: often, a pidgin transitioned into a full, native language.

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Cuiheng

Cuiheng is a village of the town of Nanlang, Zhongshan Guangdong province, China.

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Cultural Revolution

The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement in China from 1966 until 1976.

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Culture of Portugal

The culture of Portugal is the result of a complex flow of different civilizations during the past millennia.

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Cycle rickshaw

The cycle rickshaw is a small-scale local means of transport; it is also known by a variety of other names such as bike taxi, velotaxi, pedicab, bikecab, cyclo, beca, becak, trisikad, or trishaw.

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Da Nang

Da Nang (Đà Nẵng) is the fourth largest city in Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Hanoi and Haiphong in terms of urbanization and economy.

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Darrell Tryon

Darrell T. Tryon (20 July 1942 – 15 May 2013) was a New Zealand-born linguist, academic, and specialist in Austronesian languages.

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Devolution

Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as a regional or local level.

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Dili

Dili (Portuguese/Tetum: Díli, Indonesian: Kota Dili), also known as “City of Peace”, is the capital, largest city, chief port, and commercial centre of Timor-Leste (East Timor).

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Dongzhi Festival

The Dōngzhì Festival or Winter Solstice Festival is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Chinese and ethnic Chinese in East Asia during the Dongzhi solar term (winter solstice) on or around December 22 (according to East Asia time).

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Dragon Boat Festival

The Duanwu Festival, also often known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice.

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Durban

Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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East Asia

East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.

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Economic growth

Economic growth is the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time.

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Edmund Ho

Edmund Ho Hau Wah, GOIH, GML, GCM (born 13 March 1955) is the first Chief Executive of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR).

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Egg tart

The egg tart (commonly romanized as daahn tāat, dàn tǎ (Mandarin), or dan tat) is a kind of custard tart found in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Portugal, Brazil, Britain, and various Asian countries.

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English

English usually refers to.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Estado Novo (Portugal)

The Estado Novo ("New State"), or the Second Republic, was the corporatist authoritarian regime installed in Portugal in 1933, which was considered fascist.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Executive Council of Macau

The Executive Council (Conselho Executivo) is a formal body of advisers to the Chief Executive of Macau that serves as a core policy-making organ of the Government of Macau.

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FC Porto de Macau

FC Porto de Macau is a football club based in Macau, China.

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Fernando Chui

Fernando Chui Sai On, GCM (born 13 January 1957) is the second and current Chief Executive of Macau.

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FIBA Asia Cup

The FIBA Asia Cup (formerly FIBA Asia Championship) is an international basketball tournament which takes place every four years between men's national teams of Asia and Oceania.

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First Opium War

The First Opium War (第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty of China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice in China.

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Fiscal adjustment

A fiscal adjustment is a reduction in the government primary budget deficit, and it can result from a reduction in government expenditures, an increase in tax revenues, or both simultaneously.

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Foreign relations of Macau

As a special administrative region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), Macau's diplomatic relations and defence are the responsibility of the Central People's Government of the PRC.

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Formula Three

Formula Three, also called Formula 3 or F3, is a class of open-wheel formula racing.

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Free economic zone

Free economic zones (FEZ), free economic territories (FETs) or free zones (FZ) are a class of special economic zone (SEZ) designated by the trade and commerce administrations of various countries.

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French Congo

The French Congo (Congo français) or Middle Congo (Moyen-Congo) was a French colony which at one time comprised the present-day area of the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and the Central African Republic.

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Fujian

Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.

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Galaxy Entertainment Group

Galaxy Entertainment Group ("GEG") (is a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that owns and operates hotels and casinos in Macau through its subsidiary, Galaxy Casino S.A.

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Galaxy Macau

Galaxy Macau is a casino resort located on the Cotai Strip, Macau, China.

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Galinha à portuguesa

Portuguese Chicken (first), also known as Portuguese-style Chicken or Galinha à portuguesa is a dish found in Macanese cuisine.

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Geneva

Geneva (Genève, Genèva, Genf, Ginevra, Genevra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.

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Ginger milk curd

Ginger milk curd, also known as ginger-juice milk curd, ginger milk pudding or simply ginger milk, is a Chinese hot dessert originated in Shunde District, Guangzhou in the Guangdong Province in southern China.

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Gini coefficient

In economics, the Gini coefficient (sometimes expressed as a Gini ratio or a normalized Gini index) is a measure of statistical dispersion intended to represent the income or wealth distribution of a nation's residents, and is the most commonly used measurement of inequality.

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Gongbei Port of Entry

The Gongbei Port is an immigration and customs checkpoint located in Zhuhai in mainland China, on its border with Macau.

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Governador Nobre de Carvalho Bridge

The Governor Nobre de Carvalho Bridge also known as the Macau-Taipa Bridge, is a dual-lane two-way bridge connecting Macau Peninsula near Casino Lisboa and the island of Taipa at the northern slope of Taipa Pequena (Small Taipa Hill) crossing the Baía da Praia Grande.

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Government budget balance

A government budget is a financial statement presenting the government's proposed revenues and spending for a financial year.

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Government of China

The central government of the People's Republic of China is divided among several state organs.

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Government of Macau

The Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (Portuguese: Governo da R.A.E. de Macau; conventional short name Macau Government, 澳門政府, Governo de Macau), are headed by secretariats or commissioners and report directly to the Chief Executive of Macau.

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Grandstand

A grandstand is a large and normally permanent structure for seating spectators, most often at a racetrack.

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Guangdong

Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.

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Guia Fortress

The Guia Fortress (Fortaleza da Guia) is a 17th-century colonial military fort, chapel, and lighthouse complex in São Lázaro, Macau, China.

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Han Chinese

The Han Chinese,.

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Health promotion

Health promotion is "any planned combination of educational, political, environmental, regulatory, or organizational mechanisms that support actions and conditions of living conducive to the health of individuals, groups, and communities".

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High Court

High court usually refers to the superior court (or supreme court) of a country or state.

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Historic Centre of Macau

The Historic Centre of Macao, Centro Histórico de Macau,, is a collection of over twenty locations that witness the unique assimilation and co-existence of Chinese and Portuguese cultures in Macau, a former Portuguese colony.

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Ho Iat Seng

Ho Iat Seng (born 12 June 1957 in Macau) is a member of Legislative Assembly of Macau.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23

Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23 is an article in the Basic Law of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong dollar

The Hong Kong dollar (sign: HK$; code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong Macau cultural exchange

Hong Kong Macau cultural exchange was a trip that took place on the Sunday morning of March 15, 2009.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

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Humid subtropical climate

A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.

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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.

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Index of Macau-related articles

Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to Macau include.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indirectly elected member

The functional constituency is a professional or special interest group involved in the electoral process, they make up part of the political systems of Macau in legislative branch.

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International healthcare accreditation

Due to the near-universal desire for safe and good quality healthcare, there is a growing interest in international healthcare accreditation.

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International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., consisting of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1945 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system.

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International organization

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence.

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Isthmus

An isthmus (or; plural: isthmuses; from neck) is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water by which they are otherwise separated.

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Jan Pieterszoon Coen

Jan Pieterszoon Coen (8 January 1587 – 21 September 1629) was an officer of the Dutch East India Company in Indonesia (VOC) in the early seventeenth century, holding two terms as its Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jenny Tseng

Jenny Tseng (Yan Nei; born 20 February 1953), is a Macau singer, actress and producer, mostly known in Cantonese-speaking regions, based in Hong Kong for much of her career. Tseng is one of the most popular female singer in Hong Kong during the Golden Age of Music and remained popular throughout the late 70s all through to the early 90s. Her career has spawned for 4 decades, and she has become one of the most successful cantopop singers, she has released over 130 albums and sold over 10 million records worldwide.

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Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau

The Joint Declaration on the Question of Macau, or Sino-Portuguese Joint Declaration, was a treaty between Portugal and the People's Republic of China over the status of Macau.

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Jorge Álvares

Jorge Álvares (died July 8, 1521) was a Portuguese explorer.

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Judiciary

The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kiang Wu Hospital

Kiang Wu Hospital (KWH) is a privately owned hospital located in Santo António, Macau, China.

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Kilogram

The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.

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Kolkata

Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Kuomintang

The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.

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Language

Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands Corporation is an American casino and resort company based in Paradise, Nevada, United States.

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Las Vegas Valley

The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.

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Law of Portugal

The Law of Portugal is the legal system that applies to Portugal.

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Lótus Bridge

Lotus Bridge is a cross-border bridge linking the Cotai reclamation area of Macau with Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Left- and right-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.

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Legal system of Macau

Macau law is broadly based on Portuguese law, and therefore part of the civil law tradition of continental European legal systems.

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Legislative Assembly of Macau

The Legislative Assembly (AL; Portuguese: Assembleia Legislativa; Traditional Chinese: 立法會; Simplified Chinese: 立法会) is the organ of the legislative branch of Macau.

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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Life imprisonment

Life imprisonment (also known as imprisonment for life, life in prison, a life sentence, a life term, lifelong incarceration, life incarceration or simply life) is any sentence of imprisonment for a crime under which convicted persons are to remain in prison either for the rest of their natural life or until paroled.

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Liga de Elite

Liga de Elite (Elite League), previously known as Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol, is the top division of the Macau Football Association, created in 1973.

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Linköping

Linköping (p) is a city in southern Sweden, with 153,000 inhabitants as of 2016.

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Lionel Leong

Lionel Leong or Leong Vai Tac (born June 1962), is the Secretary of Economy and Finance of Macau, third most senior government official in Macau.

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Lisbon

Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.

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Lishui

() is a prefecture-level city in the southwest of Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China.

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List of bridges and tunnels in Macau

The following is an incomplete List of bridges and tunnels in Macau, China.

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List of countries and dependencies by area

This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.

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List of countries and dependencies by population density

This is a list of countries and dependent territories ranked by population density, measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer.

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List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita

Three lists of countries below calculate gross domestic product (at purchasing power parity) per capita, i.e., the purchasing power parity (PPP) value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year, divided by the average (or mid-year) population for the same year.

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List of countries by infant and under-five mortality rates

The under-five mortality rate is the number of deaths of infants and children under five years old per 1000 live births.

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List of countries by life expectancy

This is a collection of lists of countries by average life expectancy at birth.

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Literacy

Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.

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Luanda

Luanda, formerly named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, is the capital and largest city in Angola, and the country's most populous and important city, primary port and major industrial, cultural and urban centre.

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Luso-Chinese agreement (1554)

The Luso-Chinese agreement of 1554 (Acordo Luso-Chinês de 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 sources) Wang Bo (汪柏), which allowed for the legalization of Portuguese trade in China by paying taxes.

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Macanese pataca

The Macau pataca or Macanese pataca (Pataca de Macau; sign: MOP$; code: MOP) is the currency of Macau.

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Macanese Patois

Macanese Patois (known as Patuá to its speakers) is a Portuguese-based creole language with a substrate from Malay, Cantonese and Sinhalese, which was originally spoken by the Macanese community of the Portuguese colony of Macau.

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Macanese people

The Macanese people (Macaense;, Cantonese: toú-saāng poùh-yàhn, or) are an East Asian ethnic group that originated in Macau in the 16th century, consisting of people of predominantly mixed Chinese and Portuguese as well as Malay, Japanese, Sinhalese and Indian ancestry.Teixeira, Manuel (1965),Os Macaenses, Macau: Imprensa Nacional; Amaro, Ana Maria (1988), Filhos da Terra, Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau, pp. 4–7; and Pina-Cabral, João de and Nelson Lourenço (1993), Em Terra de Tufões: Dinâmicas da Etnicidade Macaense, Macau: Instituto Cultural de Macau, for three varying, yet converging discussions on the definition of the term Macanese. Also particularly helpful is Review of Culture No. 20 July/September (English Edition) 1994, which is devoted to the ethnography of the Macanese.Marreiros, Carlos (1994), "Alliances for the Future" in Review of Culture, No. 20 July/September (English Edition), pp. 162–172.

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Macanese Portuguese

Macanese Portuguese (português macaense) is a Portuguese dialect spoken in Macau, where Portuguese is co-official with Cantonese.

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Macao Basic Law

The Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (中華人民共和國澳門特別行政區基本法, Lei Básica da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China) is the constitution of Macau, replacing the Estatuto Orgânico de Macau.

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Macao Garrison

The People's Liberation Army Macao Garrison is the defence force stationed in Macao since December 20, 1999.

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Macau Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

The Macau Centre for Disease Control and Prevention was created in 2001 and is under the Health Bureau of Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macau Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China.

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Macau Government Headquarters

The Macau Government Headquarters (Sede do Governo da Região Administrativa Especial de Macau da República Popular da China), formerly Governor's Palace (Palácio do Governador) is the official office of the Chief Executive of Macau and has been since 1999.

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Macau Grand Prix

The Macau Grand Prix is a motor-racing event held annually in Macau, one of China's Special Administrative Regions.

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Macau International Airport

Macau International Airport (Aeroporto Internacional de Macau), is an international airport in the special administrative region of Macau, situated at the eastern end of Taipa island and neighbouring waters which opened for commercial operations on 9 November 1995, during Portuguese administration of the region.

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Macau Jockey Club

The Macau Jockey Club (MJC) is an organization providing horse racing and betting entertainment in Macau, China.

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Macau national basketball team

The Macau national basketball team is the national basketball team in Macau, organized and run by the Macau - China Basketball Association.

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Macau national football team

The Macau national football team (Selecção Macaense de Futebol) represents the Chinese special administrative region of Macau in international association football.

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Macau national roller hockey team

The Macau national roller hockey team is the national team side of Macau at international roller hockey.

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Macau national security law

The Macau's national security law (Portuguese: Lei relative à defesa da segurança do Estado) is a law in Macau which prohibits and punishes acts of "treason, secession, and subversion" against the Central government, as well as "preparatory acts" leading to any of the three acts.

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Macau Peninsula

Macau Peninsula is the most populous and historic part of Macau.

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Macau people

Macau people (Chinese: 澳門人), are people who originate from or live in Macau.

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Macau Portuguese School

The Macau Portuguese School (Escola Portuguesa de Macau, EPM) is a private, non-profit Portuguese international school located in Macau, China.

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Macau Science Center

The Macao Science Center also known as Macau Science Center (MSC;; Centro de Ciência de Macau) is a science center in Sé, Macau, China.

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Macau Tower

Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre (Centro de Convenções e Entretenimento da Torre de Macau), also known as Macau Tower, is a tower located in Sé, Macau, China.

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Macau University of Science and Technology Hospital

Macau University of Science and Technology Hospital (MUST Hospital), is one of three hospitals in Macau.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin is a group of related varieties of Chinese spoken across most of northern and southwestern China.

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Maputo

Maputo (formerly named Lourenço Marques until 1976) is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique.

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March of the Volunteers

The "March of the Volunteers".

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Mazu

Mazu, also known by several other names and titles, is a Chinese sea goddess.

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Medical license

A medical license is an occupational license that permits a person to legally practice medicine.

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Mexican peso

The Mexican peso (sign: $; code: MXN) is the currency of Mexico.

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MGM Macau

MGM Macau (formerly known as MGM Grand Macau) is a 35-story, 600-room casino resort in Sé, Macau.

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MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International is an American global hospitality and entertainment company operating destination resorts in Las Vegas, Mississippi, Maryland, New Jersey, and Detroit, including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.

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Michelle Reis

Michelle Monique Reis (born 20 June 1970) is a Hong Kong actress of Portuguese and Shanghainese descent.

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Midwifery

Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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Ming dynasty

The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.

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Ming-Na Wen

Ming-Na Wen (born November 20, 1963) is a Chinese-American actress and voice actress.

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Monaco Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is a Formula One motor race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco.

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Monetary Authority of Macao

The Monetary Authority of Macao also known as Monetary Authority of Macau (Autoridade Monetária de Macau, abbr. as AMCM) is the central bank of Macao.

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Mongols

The Mongols (ᠮᠣᠩᠭᠣᠯᠴᠤᠳ, Mongolchuud) are an East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Monsoon

Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.

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Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service, often referred to as Moody's, is the bond credit rating business of Moody's Corporation, representing the company's traditional line of business and its historical name.

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Motorcycle racing

Motorcycle racing (also called moto racing and motorbike racing) is the motorcycle sport of racing motorcycles.

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Multi-party system

A multi-party system is a system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national election, and all have the capacity to gain control of government offices, separately or in coalition.

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Museum of Macau

The Macau Museum (Museu de Macau) is located on the hill of the Fortaleza do Monte in Santo António, Macau, China.

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Na Tcha Temple

The Na Tcha Temple (Templo Na Tcha), built in 1888, is a Chinese folk religion temple in Santo António, Macau, China dedicated to the worship of the deity Na Tcha.

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National People's Congress

The National People's Congress (usually abbreviated NPC) is the national legislature of the People's Republic of China. With 2,980 members in 2018, it is the largest parliamentary body in the world. Under China's Constitution, the NPC is structured as a unicameral legislature, with the power to legislate, the power to oversee the operations of the government, and the power to elect the major officers of state. However, the NPC has been described as a "rubber stamp," having "never rejected a government proposal" in its history. The NPC is elected for a term of five years. It holds annual sessions every spring, usually lasting from 10 to 14 days, in the Great Hall of the People on the west side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The NPC's sessions are usually timed to occur with the meetings of the National Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a consultative body whose members represent various social groups. As the NPC and the CPPCC are the main deliberative bodies of China, they are often referred to as the Lianghui (Two Assemblies). According to the NPC, its annual meetings provide an opportunity for the officers of state to review past policies and present future plans to the nation.

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Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, Egyptian bean or simply lotus, is one of two extant species of aquatic plant in the family Nelumbonaceae.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Macau

Freguesia de Nossa Senhora de Fátima is the northernmost and largest freguesia (parish) in Macau Peninsula, Macau.

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Nursing

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

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OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

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Official script

An official script is a writing system that is specifically designated to be official in the constitutions or other applicable laws of countries, states, and other jurisdictions.

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Offshore financial centre

An offshore financial centre (OFC) is a jurisdiction specializing in providing corporate and commercial services, such as offshore banking licenses (international banking license) or the incorporation of offshore companies (international business companies).

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One country, two systems

"One country, two systems" is a constitutional principle formulated by Deng Xiaoping, the Paramount Leader of the People's Republic of China (PRC), for the reunification of China during the early 1980s.

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Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal

The Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal (Terminal Marítimo de Passageiros do Porto Exterior), also known as the Macau Maritime Ferry Terminal, Macau Ferry Terminal or Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Pier in Chinese, is a ferry terminal located at Porto Exterior, Sé, Macau, China.

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Outline of Macau

The location of Macau The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Macau: The Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China – one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong.

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Pacific War

The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China (including the 1945 Soviet–Japanese conflict). The Second Sino-Japanese War between the Empire of Japan and the Republic of China had been in progress since 7 July 1937, with hostilities dating back as far as 19 September 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. However, it is more widely accepted that the Pacific War itself began on 7/8 December 1941, when Japan invaded Thailand and attacked the British possessions of Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong as well as the United States military and naval bases in Hawaii, Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines. The Pacific War saw the Allies pitted against Japan, the latter briefly aided by Thailand and to a much lesser extent by the Axis allied Germany and Italy. The war culminated in the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and other large aerial bomb attacks by the Allies, accompanied by the Soviet declaration of war and invasion of Manchuria on 9 August 1945, resulting in the Japanese announcement of intent to surrender on 15 August 1945. The formal surrender of Japan ceremony took place aboard the battleship in Tokyo Bay on 2 September 1945. Japan's Shinto Emperor was forced to relinquish much of his authority and his divine status through the Shinto Directive in order to pave the way for extensive cultural and political reforms. After the war, Japan lost all rights and titles to its former possessions in Asia and the Pacific, and its sovereignty was limited to the four main home islands.

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Parishes of Macau

The following is a list of the seven parishes of Macau, also known in Portuguese as freguesias (sing. freguesia).

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.

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Pearl River (China)

The Pearl River, also known by its Chinese name Zhujiang and formerly often known as the, is an extensive river system in southern China.

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Pearl River Delta

The Pearl River Delta Metropolitan Region (PRD), also known as Zhujiang Delta or Zhusanjiao, is the low-lying area surrounding the Pearl River estuary, where the Pearl River flows into the South China Sea.

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Polícia de Segurança Pública

The Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP; Public Security Police) is the civil preventive police force of Portugal.

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Politics of Macau

Politics of Macau is a framework of political system, dominated by the People's Republic of China.

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Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII (Gregorius XIII; 7 January 1502 – 10 April 1585), born Ugo Boncompagni, was Pope of the Catholic Church from 13 May 1572 to his death in 1585.

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Pork chop bun

A pork chop bun is one of the most popular and famous snacks in Macau, and has been described as a Macanese specialty.

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Portas do Cerco

The Portas do Cerco is an area in Nossa Senhora de Fátima, Macau, China.

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Porto

Porto (also known as Oporto in English) is the second-largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and one of the major urban areas of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Portuguese

Portuguese may refer to.

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Portuguese Armed Forces

The Portuguese Armed Forces (Forças Armadas) are the military of Portugal.

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Portuguese cuisine

Despite being relatively restricted to an Atlantic sustenance, Portuguese cuisine has many Mediterranean influences.

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Portuguese Empire

The Portuguese Empire (Império Português), also known as the Portuguese Overseas (Ultramar Português) or the Portuguese Colonial Empire (Império Colonial Português), was one of the largest and longest-lived empires in world history and the first colonial empire of the Renaissance.

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Portuguese Guinea

Portuguese Guinea (Guiné), called the Overseas Province of Guinea from 1951, was a West African colony of Portugal from the late 15th century until 10 September 1974, when it gained independence as Guinea-Bissau.

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Portuguese language

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Western Romance language originating from the regions of Galicia and northern Portugal in the 9th century.

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Portuguese orthography

Portuguese orthography is based on the Latin alphabet and makes use of the acute accent, the circumflex accent, the grave accent, the tilde, and the cedilla to denote stress, vowel height, nasalization, and other sound changes.

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Portuguese people

Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.

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Portuguese Timor

Portuguese Timor (Timor Português) was a Portuguese colony that existed between 1702 and 1975.

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Pound (mass)

The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

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Praia

Praia (lit. "beach", in both Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole), is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal.

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Precipitation

In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.

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President of the Legislative Assembly of Macau

The President of the Legislative Assembly is the speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Macau.

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Primary healthcare

Primary healthcare (PHC) refers to "essential health care" that is based on "scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology, which make universal health care accessible to all individuals and families in a community.

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Programme for International Student Assessment

The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in member and non-member nations intended to evaluate educational systems by measuring 15-year-old school pupils' scholastic performance on mathematics, science, and reading.

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Protectorate

A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.

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Public health

Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".

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Public Security Police Force of Macau

The Public Security Police Force (Corpo de Policia de Segurança Pública de Macau, abbreviated CPSP) is the non-criminal police department of Macau and a branch of the Macau Security Force.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Publishing and Broadcasting Limited

Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) was one of Australia's largest companies, with interests primarily in media and gaming.

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Qin dynasty

The Qin dynasty was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.

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Qing dynasty

The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.

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Queen Mary Hospital (Hong Kong)

Queen Mary Hospital, located in Pok Fu Lam on Hong Kong Island of Hong Kong, is the flagship teaching hospital of the Faculty of Dentistry and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong.

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Republic

A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.

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Resort town

A resort town, often called a resort city or resort destination, is an urban area where tourism or vacationing is the primary component of the local culture and economy.

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Revenue

In accounting, revenue is the income that a business has from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.

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Roller hockey (quad)

Roller hockey (in British English), rink hockey (in American English) or quad hockey is a team sport that enjoys significant popularity in a number of Latin countries.

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Roller Hockey Asia Cup

The Roller Hockey Asian Championship is a roller hockey competition with the national teams of Asian countries that happens every two years.

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Roller Hockey World Cup

The World Skate Roller Hockey World Cup is the international championship for roller hockey organized by World Skate.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Macau

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Macau (1) a Latin diocese, is exempt, i.e. an immediate subject of the Holy See, not part of any ecclesiastical province.

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Ruins of St. Paul's

The Ruins of St.

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S.L. Benfica de Macau

The House of Sport Lisboa e Benfica in Macau, simply known as Benfica de Macau, is a Macanese football team which currently competes in the Liga de Elite.

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Sam Hou Fai

Justice Sam Hou Fai is the President of the Court of Final Appeal of Macau, the highest court in Macau, China.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Sands Hotel and Casino

The Sands Hotel and Casino was a historic hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, United States, that operated from 1952 to 1996.

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Sands Macao

Sands Macao is a hotel and casino resort located in Sé, Macau, China.

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Santo António, Macau

Freguesia de Santo António is a freguesia on the western portion of the Macau Peninsula.

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São Lázaro

Freguesia de São Lázaro (English:St. Lazarus Parish) is the smallest parish in Macau, located in the central-east region of the Macau Peninsula.

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São Lourenço, Macau

Freguesia de São Lourenço is a parish of Macau.

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São Paulo

São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

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Sé, Macau

Freguesia da Sé is a southeast freguesia of the Macau Peninsula.

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Secretariat for Administration and Justice (Macau)

The Secretariat for Administration and Justice is the most senior cabinet role and key departments in the Government of Macau.

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Secretariat for Economy and Finance (Macau)

The Secretariat for Economy and Finance (Secretariado para a Economia e Finanças) is a department of the Macau Government The Secretariat is responsible for economic, financial and labour affairs the region.

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Secretariat for Security (Macau)

The Secretariat for Security (Secretaria para a Segurança) is the government department responsible for public safety and security in Macau.

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Senado Square

The Senado Square, or Senate Square (Largo do Senado;, Cantonese Yale: Yíh Sih Tìhng Chìhn Deih), is a paved town square in Sé, Macau, China and part of the UNESCO Historic Centre of Macau World Heritage Site.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Shekou

Shekou is an area at the southern tip of Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.

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Shenzhen

Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China.

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Shoal

In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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Siberian High

The Siberian High (also Siberian Anticyclone) is a massive collection of cold dry air that accumulates in the northeastern part of Eurasia from September until April.

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Simplified Chinese characters

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters prescribed in the Table of General Standard Chinese Characters for use in mainland China.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Sinn Sing Hoi

Xian Xinghai or Sinn Sing Hoi (13 June 1905 – 30 October 1945) was one of the earliest generation of Chinese composers influenced by western classical music and has influenced generations of Chinese musicians.

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Sino-Portuguese Treaty of Peking

The Sino-Portuguese Treaty of Peking was a trade treaty between the Kingdom of Portugal and the Qing dynasty of China, signed on 1 December 1887.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Socialist state

A socialist state, socialist republic or socialist country (sometimes workers' state or workers' republic) is a sovereign state constitutionally dedicated to the establishment of socialism.

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Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau

The Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau, SA; abbreviated as STDM, (English: "Tourism and Entertainment Company of Macau Limited") is a company in Macau owned by Stanley Ho and his family.

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Song dynasty

The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.

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Sonia Chan

Sónia Chan Hoi Fan (born December 1964), is the Secretary for Administration and Justice, second most senior government official in Macau.

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South China

South China or Southern China is a geographical and cultural region that covers the southernmost part of China.

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South China Morning Post

The South China Morning Post (also known as SCMP or The Post), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong English-language newspaper and Hong Kong's newspaper of record.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Southern Min

Southern Min, or Minnan, is a branch of Min Chinese spoken in Taiwan and in certain parts of China including Fujian (especially the Minnan region), eastern Guangdong, Hainan, and southern Zhejiang.

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Special administrative regions of China

The special administrative regions (SAR) are one type of provincial-level administrative divisions of China directly under Central People's Government, which enjoys the highest degree of autonomy, and no or less interference by either Central Government or the Communist Party of China.

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Special economic zone

A special economic zone (SEZ) is an area in which business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country.

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Sporting Clube de Macau

Sporting Clube de Macau is a Macanese football team which currently competes in the Liga de Elite.

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St. Joseph's Seminary and Church

The St.

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Stanley Ho

Dato' Sri Stanley Ho Hung-sun (Chinese: 何鴻燊, born 25 November 1921) is the founder and Chairman of SJM Holdings, which owns nineteen casinos in Macau including the Grand Lisboa.

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State Council of the People's Republic of China

The State Council, constitutionally synonymous with the Central People's Government since 1954 (particularly in relation to local governments), is the chief administrative authority of the People's Republic of China.

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Stir frying

Stir frying is a Chinese cooking technique in which ingredients are fried in a small amount of very hot oil while being stirred in a wok.

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Tael

Tael (at the OED Online.) or tahil can refer to any one of several weight measures of the Far East.

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Taipa

Taipa (Cantonese: Tam Chai) is an island in Macau, presently united by an artificial landfill to the island of Coloane.

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Taipa Ferry Terminal

The Taipa Ferry Terminal (Terminal Marítimo de Passageiros da Taipa) is located in Taipa, Macau SAR.

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Taipei

Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Tam Kung

Tam Kung or Tam Tai Sin is a sea deity worshiped in Hong Kong and Macau.

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Tanka people

The Tankas or boat people are an ethnic subgroup in Southern China who have traditionally lived on junks in coastal parts of Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian, Hainan, and Zhejiang, as well as Hong Kong, and Macau.

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Taoism

Taoism, also known as Daoism, is a religious or philosophical tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao (also romanized as ''Dao'').

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Tax haven

A tax haven is defined as a jurisdiction with very low "effective" rates of taxation ("headline" rates may be higher).

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Telephone numbers in Macau

Telephone numbers in Macau are eight-digit numbers.

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Test (assessment)

A test or examination (informally, exam or evaluation) is an assessment intended to measure a test-taker's knowledge, skill, aptitude, physical fitness, or classification in many other topics (e.g., beliefs).

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The Venetian Macao

The Venetian Macao is a luxury hotel and casino resort in Macau owned by the American Las Vegas Sands company.

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The World Factbook

The World Factbook, also known as the CIA World Factbook, is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

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Thoroughbred horse racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is a worldwide sport and industry involving the racing of Thoroughbred horses.

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Time in China

The time in China follows a single standard time offset of UTC+08:00 (eight hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time), despite China spanning five geographical time zones.

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Touring car racing

Touring car racing is an auto racing competition with heavily modified road-going cars.

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Toyota HiAce

The Toyota HiAce (pronounced as "High Ace") is a light commercial van produced by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota.

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Traditional Chinese characters

Traditional Chinese characters (Pinyin) are Chinese characters in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946.

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Traditional Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy, but recently also influenced by modern Western medicine.

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Transfer of sovereignty over Macau

The transfer of sovereignty of Macau from the Portuguese Republic to the People's Republic of China (PRC) occurred on 20 December 1999.

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Transmac

The Transportes Urbanos de Macau S.A.R.L. (Transmac) is one of the three public bus operators in Macau, China, along with New Era (Macau New Era Public Bus Co Ltd) and TCM (Transportas Companhia de Macau).

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Transportas Companhia de Macau

The Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos de Macau (TCM) is one of the bus operators in Macau, China.

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Triad (organized crime)

A triad is one of many branches of Chinese transnational organized crime syndicates based in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and in countries with significant Chinese populations, such as the United States, Canada, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, South Africa, Australia, Brazil and New Zealand.

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Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer, also referred to as the Northern Tropic, is the most northerly circle of latitude on Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead.

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Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial flowering plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae.

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Ultraviolet index

The ultraviolet index or UV Index is an international standard measurement of the strength of sunburn-producing ultraviolet (UV) radiation at a particular place and time.

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Unequal treaty

Unequal treaty is the name given by the Chinese to a series of treaties signed with Western powers during the 19th and early 20th centuries by Qing dynasty China after suffering military defeat by the West or when there was a threat of military action by those powers.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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University of Macau

The University of Macau (UM, UMac or UMacau, Universidade de Macau) is a public research university in Macau and the leading tertiary institution in the city.

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Urbanization

Urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban residency, the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas, and the ways in which each society adapts to this change.

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Varieties of Chinese

Chinese, also known as Sinitic, is a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family consisting of hundreds of local language varieties, many of which are not mutually intelligible.

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Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira

Vasco Joaquim Rocha Vieira, GCTE GCC GCIH ComA (b. Lagoa, Portugal, born on 16 August 1939), is a retired Portuguese Army officer who was the last Governor of Macau.

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Visa policy of Macau

The Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region allows citizens of specific countries/territories to travel to Macau for tourism or business purposes for periods ranging from 180 days to 14 days without having to obtain a visa.

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Visa requirements for Chinese citizens of Macau

Visa requirements for Chinese citizens of Macau are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on Chinese citizens who are permanent residents of Macau.

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West Timor

West Timor (Timor Barat) is the western and Indonesian portion of the island of Timor next to the country of East Timor (Nusa Tenggara Timur).

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Wong Sio Chak

Wong Sio Chak (born September 1968) is a Macanese politician who is the current Secretary for Security of Macau, forth most senior government official in Macau.

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World Bank

The World Bank (Banque mondiale) is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.

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World Heritage Committee

The World Heritage Committee selects the sites to be listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger, monitors the state of conservation of the World Heritage properties, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance upon requests from States Parties.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World Tourism Organization

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

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World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wynn Macau

Wynn Macau, owned by Wynn Resorts, is a luxury integrated resort in Sé, Macau, China, offering gaming combined with a hotel, restaurants, shops, spa, and a "Performance Lake".

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Wynn Resorts

Wynn Resorts Ltd. is an American publicly traded corporation based on the Las Vegas Strip, Nevada that is a developer and operator of high end hotels and casinos.

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Xi River

The Xi River is the western tributary of the Pearl River in China.

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Xinhai Revolution

The Xinhai Revolution, also known as the Chinese Revolution or the Revolution of 1911, was a revolution that overthrew China's last imperial dynasty (the Qing dynasty) and established the Republic of China (ROC).

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Yellow River Cantata

The Yellow River Cantata is a cantata by Chinese composer Sinn Sing Hoi (1905–1945).

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Zhejiang

, formerly romanized as Chekiang, is an eastern coastal province of China.

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Zhuhai

Zhuhai (Yale: Jyūhói; literally: "Pearl Sea") is a prefecture-level city on the southern coast of Guangdong province in China.

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.mo

.mo is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Macau.

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12-3 incident

The 12-3 incident, known in Portugal as the 1-2-3 Riot (Motim 1-2-3), refers to a riot in Macau that happened on December 3, 1966, inspired by the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macau

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