The Role of Hong Kong and Macau in China's Relations with Europe

  title={The Role of Hong Kong and Macau in China's Relations with Europe},
  author={Brian Hook and Miguel Santos Neves},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={108 - 135}
The return of Hong Kong by Britain in 1997 and of Macau by Portugal in 1999 formally marked the end of one era of Sino-European relations and the beginning of another. Both events had been preceded by protracted negotiations, detailed bilateral treaties and, in the history of imperial withdrawal, extended transition periods. Consequently, since the signing of the Joint Declarations (JD), the local, national and international implications of the two events have been the foci of historical… 

Just another Chinese city? Hong Kong’s post-1997 role to the European Union

  • S. Lai
  • Business
    Asian Education and Development Studies
  • 2019
Purpose By overviewing the role of Hong Kong to the European Union (EU), the world’s largest economic bloc and a key global actor, the purpose of this paper is to understand any change in

Representative government and the investment development path: Macao's colonial legacy

According to John H. Dunning's model of the investment development path, governments play a crucial role in the early phases of a country's participation in international investment flows. This

Going out under the shadow of Red China: the geopolitical origin of Hong Kong’s international status

Purpose Many scholars would agree that the international status of Hong Kong is one of the crucial factors that contribute to the continued success of Hong Kong. However, few of them explain the

A Special Regional Actor in the World: Conceptualising Macao's Diplomatic Behaviour

This study examines the diplomatic behaviour of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) of China, a special substate region, in its external relations. Based on Macao’s experiences, three

Re-branding without re-developing: constraints of Hong Kong's ‘Asia's World City’ brand (1997–2007)

Abstract Interest among academics towards Hong Kong's global status has gradually waned since 1997. However, identifying Hong Kong's position on the international platform is essential if the Special

Making Heritage in Hong Kong: A Case Study of the Central Police Station Compound*

  • A. Ku
  • Sociology
    The China Quarterly
  • 2010
Abstract This article is a case study of state–society–capital conflicts over the preservation of the Central Police Station (CPS) compound in Hong Kong during 2003–08. The conflict was between two

The discourse and practice of sovereignty in the People's Republic of China : principles and pragmatism in the management of Hong Kong and Taiwan affairs

This dissertation has two objectives: one, to dispel the “myth” and assumption that China holds on to an “absolute” view of sovereignty, and has arguably acted in accordance to this view; and two,

The Evolution of Macao's Identity: Toward Ethno-cultural and Civic-based Development

It has been taken for granted that a very unique Macao identity has been evolving after more than 450 years of Portuguese rule and cultural influence. Quantitative research, however, shows that in

‘Em Procissão Solene a Deus Orando, para os Batéis Viemos Caminhando’—The Long Ebb-Tide of Catholic Public Piety in the Former-Portuguese Enclave of Macao

When the City of the Name of God of Macao marked 400 years of Portuguese administration in 1956, the Catholic community’s participation was marked by a wide range of activities that included

Negotiating policy and practice : a micro-level analysis of Three-Self churches in a coastal Chinese city

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