Special Administrative Region


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Special Administrative Region

In China, a province with a great deal political and economic autonomy. Special administrative regions largely govern their own affairs and even conduct (extremely limited) foreign policy. The special administrative regions, currently Hong Kong and Macau, are major players in international trade and as a result play a large role in bringing foreign currencies into China.
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The courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region may also interpret other provisions of this Law in adjudicating cases.
In response to media enquiries, a spokesman for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government made the following response today (January 16) to a report issued by a foreign organisation called "Hong Kong Watch":
Manila, Philippines There is no reason for the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Hong Kong not to pursue the free trade agreement as the Philippines and the Chinese special administrative region agreed to put closure to the August, 2010 hostage crisis, a member of the House committee on foreign affairs said.
Five other viral genes (matrix, PA, PB1, PB2, and nonstructural protein) were closely related to an H5N1 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China 2004 isolate (A/Peregrin falcon/HK/D0028/ 04) and H5N1 virus A/Chicken/ Shantou/810/05 isolated in People's Republic of China in 2005 (5,6).
Passenger traffic through Macao International Airport in the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China increased by 32.
WTC Macau has a critical role as an anchor of the Special Administrative Region, supporting international trade and business development, while maintaining parity in rents and occupancy rates in its own market.
After 442 years of Portuguese administration, Macao will become a Special Administrative Region of China in 1999.
On that night, as the clock strikes the new day of July 1, the British Union Jack will slither down a flagstaff, and in its place will be a crimson banner marked by five yellow stars, as Hong Kong becomes a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) signed the Co-operation Arrangement between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Establishment of the Port at the West Kowloon Station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link for Implementing Co-location Arrangement (Co-operation Arrangement) with the People's Government of Guangdong Province today (November 18), marking the first step by the two sides in taking forward the relevant tasks of co-location arrangement pursuant to the "Three-step Process".
To develop the assay, samples previously identified as influenza A/chicken/Nakorn-Patom/Thailand/ CU-K2/04 (H5N1) served as a control for HPAI, and A/duck/Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China/308/78 (H5N3) served as a control for LPAI.

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