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10th anniversary of Macao's return

Macao holds third-term gov't inauguration

Chinese President Hu Jintao administers as Fernando Chui Sai On is sworn in as the Macao SAR Chief Executive in Macao SAR of south China on Dec. 20, 2009. Full story

BACKGROUND

A brief history of Macao

Macao is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China since 20 December 1999.

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New worries, old carefree feel in Macao

2009-12-21 01:26:18 GMT China Daily MACAO: To be frank, I was a bit disappointed upon reaching Macao on Thursday night.

In Macao, proud to be Chinese

2009-12-21 01:11:07 GMT Global Times Macao marked the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Special Administrative Region (SAR) Sunday with an official ceremony.

Macao looks to int'l links to boost its economy

2009-12-21 00:41:53 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Dec. 21 -- Located in the southwest of Guangdong, one of the fastest growing economic regions in China, Macao is renowned for its advantageous geographical location, open economy, well-established infrastructure facilities, free port policy, straightforward taxation system and comparatively low business costs. Added to these are its competitive business environment and its access to a range of international market networks.

Hu urges diverse growth for Macao

2009-12-20 23:27:07 GMT China Daily MACAO: President Hu Jintao yesterday pledged support for Macao to develop in a "creative" manner as the festive special administrative region celebrated the 10th anniversary of its return to the motherland.

Hu attends groundbreaking ceremony of Macao University's new campus on Hengqin Island

2009-12-20 12:30:00 GMT Xinhua English Macao, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the University of Macao's (UM) new campus on Hengqin Island Sunday afternoon, calling for concerted efforts to build the university into a world top-notch one.

Delights to mark a decade in Macau

2009-12-21 00:45:14 GMT China Daily The celebration gathering marking the10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the third-term government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) were held here Sunday.

Macao holds flag-raising ceremony

2009-12-20 09:10:36 GMT Xinhua English The flag-raising ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland is held at the Golden Lotus Square in Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) in south China on Dec. 20, 2009.

Grand show celebrates 10th anniversary of Macao's return

2009-12-20 08:22:06 GMT Xinhua English Dancers perform at the grand show celebrating the 10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland, in Macao SAR, south China, Dec. 19, 2009.

Anniversary celebration gathering, third-term gov't inauguration held in Macao

2009-12-20 01:29:41 GMT Xinhua English MACAO, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- The celebration gathering marking the10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the third-term government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) were held here Sunday.

President Hu inaugurates Macao Science Center

2009-12-19 11:13:38 GMT Xinhua English Chinese President Hu Jintao inaugurates the Macao Science Center in Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) in south China on Dec. 19, 2009.

Brilliant fireworks illuminate night sky of Macao

2009-12-23 02:30:20 GMT SINA.com Brilliant fireworks illuminate night sky of Macao.

Macao: Residents praise 10 years of security

2009-12-21 03:32:50 GMT China Daily MACAO: Ten years after Macao's return to China, taxi driver Jheng Pin-kung is a keen advocate of the new sense of security that characterizes the region.

Macao's tourism success prompts diversification plan

2009-12-21 00:35:55 GMT China Daily BEIJING, Dec. 21 -- With visitor numbers soaring to a staggering 22.9 million in 2008, up from 7.44 million in 1999, Macao is now one of the few tourism destinations in the world to have sustained a stable development for its tourism industry, despite the twin lingering specters of both the global financial crisis and the H1N1 epidemic.

Megalopolis of HK, Macau set in motion

2009-12-20 23:29:04 GMT China Daily At yesterday's groundbreaking for the University of Macau's new campus on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, President Hu Jintao put in place the formation of a megalopolis that will combine Hong Kong, Macao and part of Guangdong, experts said.

President Hu visits Macao incineration plant, expecting it to make Macao more eco-friendly

2009-12-19 14:29:19 GMT Xinhua English MACAO, Dec 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao made a special visit to a waste treatment center after his arrival to Macao Saturday, highlighting his attention to environment issues.

Profile: Fernando Chui Sai On, Macao's third-term chief executive

2009-12-20 02:32:52 GMT Xinhua English MACAO, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Fernando Chui Sai On was sworn in as the third-term chief executive (CE) of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) Sunday morning, heralding a new era in the SAR after its rapid development in the past ten years.

Backgrounder: Macao Science Center

2009-12-19 14:33:38 GMT Xinhua English MACAO, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- President Hu Jintao cut the ribbon for the opening ceremony of the Macao Science Center (MSC) Saturday afternoon on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland, which falls on Dec. 20. Here are some basic facts about the center:

Backgrounder: Macao Special Administrative Region

2009-12-19 01:42:00 GMT Xinhua English MACAO, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao is to arrive in Macao on Saturday to attend the celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the city's return to the motherland and the inauguration of the third-term government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR).

Beauty of Macao SAR in 2009

2009-12-18 07:59:20 GMT Xinhua English Photos show Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) in south China. The 10th anniversary of Macao's return to the motherland will fall on Dec. 20 this year.

A brief history of Macao

2009-12-15 07:13:35 GMT SINA.com A Brief History