Macao Culture series launched

Updated: 2013-07-09 19:43

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A series of books examining the culture and history of Macao was launched on Tuesday at the Social Sciences Academic Press in Beijing.

Co-sponsored by the Culture Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region government and SSAP, the launch of the Macao Culture series aims to promote cultural exchanges between China and foreign countries through Macao.

The first batch in the series is composed of four books; The Development History of the Telescope in China, A Study on the Lou Kau Family, A Study on Saint Paul's College in Macao, and The Frankish Breech-loaders in China.

Authors of the books, experts and scholars of Macao culture and history, representatives from the Beijing Liaison Office of the Macao SAR government and the Macao Culture Bureau, leaders and editors of SSAP attended the ceremony.

“We will carry out the publishing plan for the second Macao Culture series soon and will continue to provide high-quality books that help the outside world understand Macao better,” said Yao Jingming, deputy chief of the Macao Culture Bureau.