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.
Convenient and efficient transportation services have been key to helping boost the local economy, Zhang added ... In the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, a number of new transportation facilities are being constructed, helping further strengthen connectivity among cities within the GBA.
It helped Hong Kong to combat COVID-19, and supports Hong Kong to enhance its status as an international financial, transportation and trade center. The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will be a key growth point of China's economy in the future, and will definitely further activate Hong Kong's development potential ... .
It also takes leading positions in other criteria such as resilience, transportation and urban planning, sustainable development, ... “The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area has obvious advantages in technology, transportation, business environment and sustainable development.
Su Quanke, chief engineer of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-MacaoBridgeAuthority, called on relevant departments and cities in the GBA to make continuous efforts to promote innovation synergy while accelerating the integration of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, and boost infrastructure connectivity using more advanced technologies going forward.
In order to provide a more convenient living environment for talented young professionals of Hong Kong and Macao, a community section has been included in the zone, with supporting facilities such as 5G applications, smart medical care, and smart transportation.
The ShenzhenMunicipalTransportBureau is actively making arrangements relating to the decision ... This delegation of power allows the city to plan rail lines and stations more reasonably and efficiently, and build a transport network with one-hour access to major cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
As a marine transport hub in Guangdong-Hong Kong and Macao Greater Bay Area, YICT plays a vital role by carrying out one-third of Guangdong’s foreign trade and one quarter of China’s foreign trade with the U.S.