• Short Summary

    ABOUT 200 PORTUGUESE NATIONALS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) LEFT THE TINY PORTUGUESE ENGLAVE OF MACAO FOR THE NEARBY BRITISH COLONY OF HONG KONG.

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    FERRY INTO HONG KONG; PORTUGUESE NATIONALS OFF WITH LUGGAGE; PEOPLE THROUGH IMMIGRATION.




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    Background: ABOUT 200 PORTUGUESE NATIONALS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) LEFT THE TINY PORTUGUESE ENGLAVE OF MACAO FOR THE NEARBY BRITISH COLONY OF HONG KONG. THEY JOINED 600 OTHERS WHO WENT THERE FOLLOWING REPORTS OF A BREAKDOWN IN TALKS ON MONDAY BETWEEN THE MACAO GOVERNMENT AND THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    YESTERDAY, PORTUGUESE AND CHINESE AUTHORITIES WERE REPORTED TO HAVE REACHED AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE ON DIFFERENCES WHICH LED TO BLOODY CLASHES IN MACAO LAST MONTH. THREE MACAO GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES AGAIN CROSSED INTO THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC FOR SECRET TALKS.

    LAST MONTH'S CLASHES BROKE OUT OVER ALLEGATIONS OF POLICE BRUTALITY AND INVOLVED THOSE ALIGNED WITH THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC ON ONE SIDE AND MACAO POLICE AND PORTUGUESE TROOPS ON THE OTHER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA82QNPBXPASE16WDN3AVG4RWHH
    Media URN:
    VLVA82QNPBXPASE16WDN3AVG4RWHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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