• Short Summary

    CHINESE GROUPS ON THE PORTUGUESE ISLAND OF MACAO, WHO ARE SUPPORTERS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, HAVE TIGHTENED THEIR BOYCOTT OF THE PORTUGUESE BY REFUSING TO PAY TAXES AND CLOSING SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS.

  • Description

    CHINESE GROUPS ON THE PORTUGUESE ISLAND OF MACAO, WHO ARE SUPPORTERS OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, HAVE TIGHTENED THEIR BOYCOTT OF THE PORTUGUESE BY REFUSING TO PAY TAXES AND CLOSING SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS. THEY ARE REFUSING THE PORTUGUESE LIVING ON THE ISLAND THE SERVICES OF PEDICABS, BUSES, TAXIS, SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS.

    THE BOYCOTT IS IN RETALIATION AGAINST THE MACAO GOVERNMENT'S FAILURE TO SETTLE ITS DIFFERENCES WITH NEIGHBOURING CHINA, WHICH RESULTED IN CLASHES LAST MONTH IN WHICH EIGHT CHINESE DIED.

    NO VIOLENT INCIDENTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED, AND THE CHINESE GROUPS ENFORCING THE BOYCOTT ARE GOING TO GREAT LENGTHS TO BE COURTEOUS.

    THE CHINESE COMMUNITY ON MACAO MAKES UP 95 PERCENT OF THE ISLAND'S POPULATION.

    MEANWHILE, A SPECIAL THREE-MAN MISSION HAS ARRIVED FROM LISBON TO DISCUSS THE SITUATION WITH OFFICIALS OF THE MACAO GOVERNMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QFF6KL1BCWNE0VM9PDV66XCP
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QFF6KL1BCWNE0VM9PDV66XCP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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