The Chinese, Portuguese and English special edition of Macao Yearbook 2019, an annual publication compiled by the Government Information Bureau (GCS) of the Macao SAR, will hit the shelves tomorrow (3 September).
The Macao Yearbook is a comprehensive chronicle. It outlines major events, details of progress achieved, and changes made in the course of Macao’s political, economic, social and cultural development, with the aim of promoting Macao and providing detailed information and data for all who wish to study and understand Macao.
The CD ROM special edition of Macao Yearbook 2019 includes a CD ROM containing the PDF version of the yearbook and a stamp sheetlet of “Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge”, which is a token of support for the local cultural and creative industry.
Published annually since 2002, the Macao Yearbook is available in Chinese, Portuguese and English. It is divided into four sections: Administrative Priorities of the MSAR Government; Calendar of Events; Review of the MSAR and Appendices. This year’s Chinese edition comprises 570 pages with about 236,000 words, Portuguese edition 705 pages, and English edition 691 pages; the yearbook is enriched by 267 photographs.
Consisting of 15 chapters, the Review of the MSAR in 2018 presents information on the political and administrative system; legal and judicial system; external relations; economy; tourism; public order; education; culture and sport; health and social welfare; media, communications and information technology; land, infrastructure, housing and public utilities; transport; geography, environment and population; religion and customs; and history.
The CD ROM special edition of Macao Yearbook 2019 can be purchased at the following places at 60 patacas per copy: major local bookstores; the Government Public Information Centre at Rua do Campo; and the Macao Post and Telecommunication’s Philatelic Division, Rua do Campo Branch, Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal Branch, Macau International Airport Branch, and Nova Taipa Branch.