Macau this week celebrates the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule as a special administrative region operating under the "one country, two systems" principle. Photo: Nora Tam

Beijing sent team of mainlanders to study law in Portugal, placed them in top Macau jobs after return to China

  • Twelve sent for law studies before 1999 handover, because city ‘did not have enough talent for civil service’
  • Mainlanders helped boost gambling hub’s leadership and ensure smoother transition than Hong Kong’s
Topic |   Macau
Macau this week celebrates the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule as a special administrative region operating under the "one country, two systems" principle. Photo: Nora Tam
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