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The A to Z of the Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR

Author: Ming K Chan; Shiu Hing Lo
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Series: A to Z guides, 204.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The A to Z of the Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR includes maps, photographs, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, and events as well as political, economic and social background. However, unlike the rest of the series, all these sections are presented in duplicate: one for Hong Kong and one for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chan, Ming K.
A to Z of the Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010
(OCoLC)526091490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ming K Chan; Shiu Hing Lo
ISBN: 9781461672289 1461672287
OCLC Number: 832994638
Notes: Originally published in 2006 as Historical dictionary of Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 387 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Reader's Notes; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Maps; Part One: Hong Kong; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; 1. Governors of Hong Kong; 2. GDP per Capita in the HKSAR; 3. Area and Population of the HKSAR; 4. Labor, Unemployment, and Wage Index; 5. Number of Civil Servants; 6. Employed Population by Industry Sector; 7. Fiscal Reserves; 8. Government Revenue and Expenditure; 9. Public Expenditure by Function; 10. HKSAR Executive Council; 11. Composition of the Legislative Council. 12. Members of the Third Legislative Council13. National People's Congress HKSAR Members; Bibliography; Part Two: Macao; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; 1. Governors of Macao; 2. GDP per Capita in the MSAR; 3. Area and Population of the MSAR; 4. Labor and Unemployment; 5. Employed Population by Industry; 6. Government Revenue and Expenditure; 7. MSAR Executive Council; 8. Principal Officials of the MSAR; 9. Composition of Macao's Legislative Assembly; 10. Voter Turnout in Macao's Legislative Assembly Direct Elections. 11. 2001 and 2005 Legislative Assembly Direct Elections Results12. Members of the Third Legislative Assembly of the MSAR; Bibliography; About the Authors.
Series Title: A to Z guides, 204.
Responsibility: Ming K. Chan, Shiu-hing Lo.

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The A to Z of the Hong Kong SAR and the Macao SAR includes maps, photographs, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, and events as well as political, economic and social background. However, unlike the rest of the series, all these sections are presented in duplicate: one for Hong Kong and one for Macao. The authoritative analysis and informative data presented clearly elucidate the unique situation of these two territories.

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