Geoffrey GUNN

Macao Ferry Pier. The ferry connects one Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong, to another, Macao. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

With the return of the former British colony of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, the city became a “Special Administrative Region” of the People’s Republic of China. Hong Kong SAR is now an independent and, for the most part, self-governing entity of China. While it does not have control

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:51-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, System|Comments Off on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Xiānggǎng Tèbiéxíngzhèngqū 香港特别行政区)|Xiānggǎng Tèbiéxíngzhèngqū 香港特别行政区 (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)

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