Archive for October, 2017

Information, Business, Culture in China

October 26th, 2017 No Comments

A Solution for Exchanges with Macau.    One of the realities of the global economy often overlooked by Macanese associations is the relationship between information and business.[1] Knowledge about business often comes in the form of information about local and international markets, individual sectors within those markets, data on commercial trends, news about technology, profiles of individual companies, and even contact information for potential partners. The fact that Macau’s history can be considered an economic asset because of its unique


An Early Letter Provides Insight

October 3rd, 2017 No Comments

Note: Four years ago, in the early stages of my research, I wrote back to Jim Silva, an old family friend, who raised questions about my “broad definition” of the Macanese that I use on my website. I recently re-read the letter and thought it might be illuminating to others in order to understand my early rationale. For those who are unfamiliar with him: Frederic “Jim” Silva is a well-known writer within the community, and a frequent contributor on Macanese