Macau Government

Macau Government

Asia
Macau. It is a small special administrative region on the southern coast of China. It is located next to Guangdong province, 70 km southwest of Hong Kong, and 145 km from the city of Guangzhou. From the 20 of December of 1999, Macao is one of two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China. Until that date it had been under Portuguese administration for almost 450 years. As in Hong Kong, the Macao Basic Law guarantees the maintenance of the capitalist economic system and broad autonomy for at least 50 years. The judicial system established by Portugal, and Portuguese, although little is spoken, is held as an official language along with Chinese. According to oxfordastronomy.com, the chief executive is appointed by the central government of the People's Republic of China after selection by an electoral committee, whose members are…
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China 2007

China 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 China. The year was marked by complaints from other countries about piracy and dangerous goods: toothpaste which, instead of glycerine, contained the toxic substance diethylene glycol, dog and cat food laced with melamine, and toys painted with lead paint led to extensive withdrawals of goods in North America and the EU. According to CountryAAH, Beijing is the capital city of China. EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson warned China that the gifts could damage its reputation. China's "iron lady", Deputy Prime Minister Wu Yi, expressed "extreme dissatisfaction" with the comment. But China nevertheless took power against the cheat. Factories were closed and a former director of the Food Agency, 62-year-old Zheng Xiaoyu, was executed for taking bribes in exchange for approval of poisons. In April, the United States reported…
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