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N. POLITICS 08

Meeting the local community During his visit in Macao, Premier Li Keqiang met the local community and announced measures to revitalise Macao’s economy

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The Fifth Ministerial Conference The Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum Macao was held on the 11th and 12th of October

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TOURISM 24

A rising international destination Tourism chief Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes talks of Macao’s increasing fame

CULTURE

ON THE COVER Premier Li Keqiang visited Macao in October and vows to return to the city

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A Window (Lei) to creativity Window Lei’s dream to create a communal space for the creative minds has come true with the Village Mall

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Well­‑kept treasures “Treasure of Sacred Art of St. Joseph’s Seminary” fills nine rooms with paintings, sculptures, documents and religious vestments

24 In an exclusive interview, Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes says that she believes that a tourism product can only be successful if the local people also feel it is a valuable tourism product

HISTORY 44

Sun Yat­‑sen’s pharmacy: a legacy to Macao On Sun Yat­‑sen’s 150th birthday anniversary, his pharmacy in Macao has re­‑opened its doors to the public as a museum

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Echo Macaense Echo Macaense was the first newspaper published in Macao that put the Portuguese and the Chinese press together

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Unforgettable Chinese documents Archives of Macao achieve global recognition with Chapas Sinicas, a collection of Official Records of Macao during the Qing Dynasty

31 Village Mall is the first shopping mall in the heart of the city devoted to local creative talents. Shops and studios gave a breathed new life to this three­ ‑storey project

SOCIAL AFFAIRS 66

Macao’s urban creativity Urban planner Charles Landry contemplates the path to a greater Macao

CHINA

近者說 遠者來

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Make happy those who are near, and those who are far will come

Going global Zhuhai Jinwan Airport aims to double its passengers by 2020

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All eyes to the skies in Zhuhai The 11th edition of the China International Aviation & Aerospace exhibition took place in Zhuhai, Guangdong

ZOOM 86

Paintings of Macao

36 Founded in 1728, St. Joseph’s Seminary has been holding continu­ ous Christian services longer than any other church in greater China. Hence, its Christian­‑related exhibitions have marveled hundreds

NOVEMBER 2016

Macao Magazine November 2016  

A bi-monthly magazine that covers a wide range of topics, including economics, culture, politics, entertainment, the arts and heritage prese...