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Macau Airport
MACAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (IATA : MFM, ICAO : VMMC) (Portuguese : AEROPORTO INTERNACIONAL DE MACAU), is an international airport in the special administrative region of Macau
Macau
, situated at the eastern end of Taipa
Taipa
island and neighbouring waters which opened for commercial operations on 9 November 1995, during Portuguese administration of the region. Since then the airport has been a common transfer point for people traveling between the Mainland and Taiwan
Taiwan
, as well as a passenger hub for destinations in mainland China
China
and Southeast Asia. During 2006, the airport handled 5 million passengers and 220,000 tonnes of cargo. In 2017 the number of passengers had increased to 7,165,803 which is more than the 6 million pax per year the terminal was designed for
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Culture Of Macau
CONTENTS* 1 People and languages * 1.1 Cultural identity * 1.2 Mass media * 1.3 Cuisine * 1.4 Religion * 1.5 Chinese traditional medicine * 2 Arts * 2.1 Film * 2.2 Music * 2.3 Literature * 2.4 Cantonese
Cantonese
Opera * 2.5 Facilities * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links * 5.1 Music PEOPLE AND LANGUAGESThe two official languages of Macau
Macau
are Chinese and Portuguese although only spoken by a minority. English is also widely spoken. The Macanese language , generally known as Patuá, is a distinctive Creole that is still spoken by several dozen Macanese , an ethnic group of mixed Asian and Portuguese ancestry that accounts for a small percentage of Macau's population. Signs in Macau
Macau
are displayed in both Traditional Chinese
Traditional Chinese
and Portuguese
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Shun Tak Holdings
SHUN TAK HOLDINGS LIMITED (Chinese : 信德集團有限公司) (SEHK : 0242 ) is a public company incorporated in 1972. It has been one of the constituents of the Hang Seng Hong Kong MidCap Index since 11 September 2006. The company's founder and executive chairman is Stanley Ho . His daughter Pansy Ho serves as managing director with two of his other daughters, Daisy Ho Chiu-fung and Maisy Ho Chiu-ha, as executive directors as well as David Shum. The company is active in shipping, property, hospitality and investments businesses. Its shipping division, operating under the name of TurboJET , operates ferry services between Hong Kong and Macau. Until late 2010, Stanley Ho controlled the company. An 11.55 per cent stake in Shun Tak was transferred by Ho to Hanika Realty, a company controlled by second wife Lucina Laam and his five children with her. The transfer made Hanika Shun Tak's biggest single shareholder
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Demographics Of Macau
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Macau
Macau
, including population density , ethnicity , education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. Macau
Macau
's population is 95% Chinese , primarily Cantonese and some Hakka , both from nearby Guangdong
Guangdong
Province. The remainder are of Portuguese or mixed Chinese-Portuguese ancestry. Some Japanese , including descendants of Japanese Catholics who were expelled by shoguns, also live in Macau. The official languages are Portuguese and Cantonese Chinese
Cantonese Chinese
. The residents commonly (85.7%) speak Cantonese, Mandarin is spoken by 3.2% at home, about 40% are able to communicate in standard Mandarin. English and Portuguese are spoken as a first language by 1.5% and 0.6% respectively
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Education In Macau
Most of the schools in MACAU are private or subsidized schools. As of the 2015-2016 school year, there were 74 primary and secondary schools that provided formal education, including ten public schools and 64 private schools. Of the schools all but ten were a part of Macau's free education network. As of 2006 many of the schools in Macau
Macau
are operated by Catholic organizations. A basic 15 years compulsory, free education , is offered to those pupils who have been enrolled at the schools which have met certain requirements stipulated by the government. Moreover, the majority of the schools in Macau
Macau
are grammar schools , which offer language learning, mathematics , science subjects, social studies , etc. to the pupils. There are only a few vocational schools in Macau, offering technical subjects such as car-repairing, electronics, constructions, etc
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Geography Of Macau
Location, size, border, and coastline Topography Climate Natural resources Land use and reclamation Environmental factors Islands and Peninsulas OTHER MACAU TOPICS CULTURE & DEMOGRAPHICS - EDUCATION - ECONOMY GEOGRAPHY - HISTORY - POLITICS "> Macau
Macau
borders the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong
Guangdong
Province
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Macau.com
MACAU.COM is a destination marketing and travel company based in Macau , China that focuses on information and trip planning tools for visitors coming to Macau. The company markets accommodation, shows, restaurants, entertainment and attractions in Macau and the Pearl River Delta region. It concentrates its business on the inbound market, primarily coming from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Australia and Southeast Asia. The company was established in 2006 with GoMacau.com as its brand. In June 2007, GoMacau.com relaunched as Macau.com. This acquisition significantly extends GoMacau.com's consumer reach and helps complement two brands together. Macau.com is a web portal and online travel agency for hotel accommodation, shows tickets and packaged tour products. The company is a member of Ignite Media Group , a Macau-based media conglomerate. Macau.com is officially registered as Macau 24 Hours Travel Agency Limited
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Sands Macao
SANDS MACAO (Chinese : 金沙娛樂場) is a hotel and casino resort located in Sé , Macau , China . It is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation , and was designed by Steelman Partners, LLP. It comprises a 229,000 square feet (21,300 m2) casino, and a 289-suite hotel. Las Vegas Sands chairman Sheldon Adelson has said that his company will soon be a mainly Chinese enterprise, and that Las Vegas should be called "America's Macau". The president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands Corporation predicted on February 12, 2007 that Macau's gaming revenue has topped that of the Las Vegas Strip and will more than double again by 2010. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY An Arabian-style theme park built as part of the unrelated Fisherman\'s Wharf lies to its east Sands Casino, Macao The casino opened on May 18, 2004 at a cost of $240 million
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CTT (Macau)
MACAO POST (Portuguese : CORREIOS DE MACAU, Chinese : 澳門郵政), formerly CTT CORREIOS DE MACAU or CTT, is a department under the Government of Macao responsible for postal services . The acronym CTT comes from the former name of Portuguese postal administration (Portuguese : CORREIOS, TELéGRAFOS E TELEFONES, meaning "Post, Telegraph and Telephone ") during the colonial period of Macao. CONTENTS* 1 Postal history * 1.1 Organization * 1.2 Services * 2 Postal Stations * 3 Post boxes * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links POSTAL HISTORYThe MACAO POST was founded on 1 March 1884 as a separate entity from China Post and a sub-member of the Universal Postal Union . Prior to the transfer of sovereignty from Portugal to China in 1999, Macanese postage stamps bore the Portuguese words REPÚBLICA PORTUGUESA (i.e., the 'Portuguese Republic'), but now bear the Portuguese words MACAU, CHINA
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Macau Container Port
MACAU CONTAINER PORT is a small container port facility in Macau , China . The port is located next to Macau International Airport . HISTORYThe port was opened in 1991
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Gambling In Macau
GAMBLING IN MACAU has been legal since the 1850s when the Portuguese government legalised the activity in the autonomous colony. Since then, Macau
Macau
has become known worldwide as the " Gambling
Gambling
capital of the world" , or " Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
/ Las Vegas
Las Vegas
of the Orient". Gambling
Gambling
tourism is Macau's biggest source of revenue, making up about 50% of the economy . Visitors are made up largely of Chinese nationals from the mainland China and Hong Kong
Hong Kong
. With the entry of large foreign casinos from Las Vegas
Las Vegas
and Australia
Australia
, Macau
Macau
overtook the Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Strip in gambling revenues in 2007
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List Of Companies Of Macau
Macau is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River Delta in East Asia . Macau is bordered by the city of Zhuhai in Mainland China to the north and the Pearl River Estuary to the east and south. Hong Kong lies about 64 kilometres (40 mi) to its east across the Delta. With a population of 650,900 living in an area of 30.5 km2 (11.8 sq mi), it is the most densely populated region in the world. Macau is among the world's richest regions, and as of 2015 its GDP per capita by purchasing power parity is higher than that of any country in the world, according to the World Bank . It became the world's largest gambling centre in 2006, with the economy heavily dependent on gambling and tourism, as well as manufacturing. According to The World Factbook , Macau has the fourth highest life expectancy in the world
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History Of Macau
Macau
Macau
is a Special
Special
Administrative Region (SAR) of the People\'s Republic of China
China
. Macau
Macau
became a colony of the Portuguese empire
Portuguese empire
in 1557. It was lent to Portugal
Portugal
as a trading post but remained under Chinese authority and sovereignty. Self-administration was next achieved in the 1840s. When the Qing dynasty
Qing dynasty
and Portugal
Portugal
signed the Sino-Portuguese Treaty of Peking
Sino-Portuguese Treaty of Peking
in 1887, the treaty terms made Macau a Portuguese territory again until 1999, when it was handed over to China. Macau
Macau
was the last extant European territory in continental (on-shore) Asia
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Politics Of Macau
POLITICS OF MACAU takes place in a framework of a political system dominated by the People's Republic of China, an own legislature, the Chief Executive as the head of government , and of a multi-party system . Executive power is exercised by the government
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Boeing 747
The BOEING 747 is an American wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft , often referred to by its original nickname, Jumbo Jet. Its distinctive "hump" upper deck along the forward part of the aircraft makes it among the world's most recognizable aircraft, and it was the first wide-body produced. Manufactured by Boeing
Boeing
's Commercial Airplane unit in the United States, the original version of the 747 was envisioned to have 150 percent greater capacity than the Boeing
Boeing
707 , one of the common large commercial aircraft of the 1960s. First flown commercially in 1970, the 747 held the passenger capacity record for 37 years. The four-engine 747 uses a double-deck configuration for part of its length
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Instrument Landing System
An INSTRUMENT LANDING SYSTEM (ILS) enables aircraft to land if the pilots are unable to establish visual contact with the runway. It does this by way of transmitted radio signals
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