Macao is the thirty-first novel in the long-running Nick Carter-Killmaster series of spy novels. Carter is a US secret agent, code-named N-3, with the rank of Killmaster. He works for AXE – a secret arm of the US intelligence services.
The book was first published in 1968 by Award-Tandem Books (Number A294X) by Universal Publishing and Distributing Corporation (New York, USA) and Universal-Tandem Publishing Co. Ltd. (London, England). The novel was written by Manning Lee Stokes. Copyright was registered on 23 February 1968.
His assignment was to lure a depraved beauty into suicide – His mission was to save the United States from destruction!
The novel is set in July-August 1967.
Theodore Blacker – small-time conman, drug-dealer and nightclub owner – is attempting to sell a pornographic film of himself and minor Portuguese royalty, Princess Morgan da Gama, to Chinese, African and Portuguese interests for GBP 250,000 (over GBP 4 million in 2014)
Transport's first two EPs and other songs including the single Sunday Driver were recorded by producer Guy Cooper on the Gold Coast.
The band has continued to record and perform independently of Kate Miller-Heidke, mainly at Brisbane venues but also on interstate tours and live radio broadcasts. The band's song Sunday Driver was downloaded a record 24,000 times from the website of youth radio network Triple J, and in Britain Stone Hearted has been aired on BBC Radio 1 and on Kerrang! Radio.
A transport is a device that handles a particular physical storage medium (such as magnetic tape, audio CD, CD-R, or other type of recordable media) itself, and extracts or records the information to and from the medium, to (and from) an outboard set of processing electronics that the transport is connected to.
A transport houses no electronics itself for encoding and decoding the information recorded to and from a certain format of media. It only extracts and records information to the media, as well as handling mechanical operations for accessing the media itself, such as playing or rewinding a tape, or accessing the tracks on a disc.
An example of a transport for a storage medium would be an audiophile-grade audio CD transport, which houses no D/A converter, unlike most ordinary audio CD players. Instead, the audio CD transport is connected to an external D/A converter via a coaxial (SPDIF) or optical (Toslink) digital audio connection to convert the digital audio information to analog for interfacing to most audio equipment.
A troopship (also troop ship or troop transport or trooper) is a ship used to carry soldiers, either in peacetime or wartime. Operationally, standard troopships – often drafted from commercial shipping fleets – cannot land troops directly on shore, typically loading and unloading at a seaport or onto smaller vessels, either tenders or barges.
Attack transports, a variant of ocean-going troopship adapted to transporting invasion forces ashore, carry their own fleet of landing craft. Landing ships beach themselves and bring their troops directly ashore.
Ships to transport troops were already used in Antiquity. Ancient Rome used the navis lusoria, a small vessel powered by rowers and sail, to move soldiers on the Rhine and Danube.
The modern troopship has as long a history as passenger ships do, as most maritime nations enlisted their support in military operations (either by leasing the vessels or by impressing them into service) when their normal naval forces were deemed insufficient for the task. In the 19th century, navies frequently chartered civilian ocean liners, and from the start of the 20th century painted them gray and added a degree of armament; their speed, originally intended to minimize passage time for civilian user, proved valuable for outrunning submarines and enemy surface cruisers in war. HMTOlympic even rammed and sank a U-boat during one of its wartime crossings. Individual liners capable of exceptionally high speed transited without escorts; smaller or older liners with poorer performance were protected by operating in convoys.
HONG KONG--China has appointed a slate of new officials to head the world's top gambling hub of Macao, changing key roles including the city's economy and justice secretaries ...Wong Sio Chak, Macao's security chief will be reappointed to Ho's team as will Raimundo Do Rosario, secretary of transport and public works....
With the measure, the government hopes to attract far beyond the 60,000Chinese tourists who visit Brazil each year ... “China could become our largest tourism partner,” tourism minister Marcelo Álvaro Antônio told a recent forum in Macao. He identified theme parks, resorts, and transportation infrastructure, as areas for potential foreign investment....
Profits earned by Hong Kong residents in Macao from cross-boundary shipping, air and land transport will not be taxed in Macao... In 2018, Macao was Hong Kong's 19th largest trading partner. Following the conclusion of the arrangement between Hong Kong and Macao, Hong Kong has signed relevant agreements with 14 of its top 20 trading partners....
... coordinated development, the green and circular development, the preservation of the water resources of the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area clean transportation project, with a combined amount of 25 billion yuan....
In order to enhance the connection of infrastructure between MacaoSAR and the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong and make the transportation, exchanges and trade between the places more convenient, it is necessary to set up Macao's ......
26 (Xinhua) -- The revenue of Macao's transport and storage sector grew by 9.3 percent to 24.53 billion patacas (3.04 billion U.S ... On the other hand, following the start of operations of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-MacaoBridge, the revenue from sea transport inched down by 0.1 percent......
Hong Kong-Zhuhai-MacaoBridge... Kou Kun-pang, president of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Macao, said the bridge has provided more transport options for residents and travelers in Macao. Kou noted that at least 40 percent of frequent ferry passengers now more often turn to the bridge for travel between Hong Kong and Macao....