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The Macanese Community of Hong Kong

October 27th, 2016 No Comments

(The following is the first in a series of articles on the history of Macanese communities in the Diaspora. The Portuguese translation was published in the JTM on October 26.) Research findings and recent surveys suggest that many Macanese share their family roots in Hong Kong. Genealogical data and family histories also indicate residency in the British colony from its earliest days, suggesting that Hong Kong played an important, but often forgotten, role in the community’s identity for almost two centuries.