Macau Current Affairs, GK & News
Hong Kong is a special administrative region under the People’s Republic of China since 1997. In 1842, after the end of the First Opium War, Hong Kong became a part of the British colony. After the end of the Second Opium War in 1860, the British colony was further expanded up to the Kowloon Peninsula ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Hong Kong is at a political turmoil over the proposed extradition law. More than a million people in Hong Kong marched against a controversial extradition bill which they fear will erode freedom in the semi-autonomous territory. Brief Background Hong Kong was a British territory. It was handed over to China in 1997 under the concept ..
China has officially opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, which connects the Chinese city of Zhuhai to the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau. It includes an undersea tunnel allowing ships to pass through the Pearl River delta, the heart of China’s manufacturing sector. The 34-mile-long bridge forms a physical link between the mainland ..
Topics: Geography of Asia • Geography of China • Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area • Hong Kong • Lingdingyang Bridge • Macau • Pearl River • Pearl River Delta • South China • Subdivisions of China • Zhuhai
Ace Indian shuttler Pusarla Venkata Sindhu has won the $120,000 2015 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament in the women’s single category. In the title clash of the tournament, Sindhu (World No. 12) defeated Minatsu Mitani (World No. 6) of Japan by 21-9, 21-23, 21-14 score. With this victory, she has won this title ..
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) included Hong Kong and Macau in the sensitive list of countries, along with Pakistan and China that will require its prior approval to set up business or related activities in India. This was done under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). As per the existing conditions under the Foreign ..