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A coast line of Macau from the Penha Hill circa 1941 in Macau.

A coast line of Macau from the Penha Hill circa 1941 in Macau.

For the 15th anniversary, we partnered with WNYC to look back at Clinton at Ground Zero – a far cry from the controlled figure now a step away from the presidency

9/11 tapes reveal raw and emotional Hillary Clinton

For the 15th anniversary, we partnered with WNYC to look back at Clinton at Ground Zero – a far cry from the controlled figure now a step away from the presidency

The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change

The great leap upward: China's Pearl River Delta, then and now

The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011), generally known as Jane Russell, was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s.

Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell (June 21, 1921 – February 28, 2011), generally known as Jane Russell, was an American film actress, and was one of Hollywood's leading sex symbols in the 1940s and 1950s.

Vacant hotel, Macau (a special administrative district of China, like Hong Kong). It was the most modern and luxurious hotel in the city during the entire 1940s-1950s.

Vacant hotel, Macau (a special administrative district of China, like Hong Kong). It was the most modern and luxurious hotel in the city during the entire 1940s-1950s.

Robert Mitchum, RKO's most prolific lead of the late 1940s and early 1950s, costarred in Macao (1952) with Jane Russell, who was personally contracted to Howard Hughes. Director Josef von Sternberg's work was combined with scenes shot by Nicholas Ray and Mel Ferrer.

Robert Mitchum, RKO's most prolific lead of the late 1940s and early 1950s, costarred in Macao (1952) with Jane Russell, who was personally contracted to Howard Hughes. Director Josef von Sternberg's work was combined with scenes shot by Nicholas Ray and Mel Ferrer.

Ask and you shall receive. Thank you to everyone who contributed insights on my question about Portuguese-Chinese egg tarts. They are a Portuguese treat called pasteis de Belem (a.k.a., pastel de nata) that were brought to Macau and adopted quite heartily by the Chinese. The Chinese, particular those in nearby Hong Kong created a riff by making their own Hong Kong-style egg tarts in the 1940s. The resulting Cantonese dahn taht has become ubiquitous with Chinese bakeries and dim sum houses…

Ask and you shall receive. Thank you to everyone who contributed insights on my question about Portuguese-Chinese egg tarts. They are a Portuguese treat called pasteis de Belem (a.k.a., pastel de nata) that were brought to Macau and adopted quite heartily by the Chinese. The Chinese, particular those in nearby Hong Kong created a riff by making their own Hong Kong-style egg tarts in the 1940s. The resulting Cantonese dahn taht has become ubiquitous with Chinese bakeries and dim sum houses…

Macao Trading Company (@macaonyc), #NewYork, one of our 3 of the best Macanese Restaurants around the globe, featured in #NGTUK March. A bi-level, 1940s style gambling parlour, which sets an exotic backdrop for Chinese-Portuguese small plates #travelgram #travelphotography #instatravel

Macao Trading Company (@macaonyc), #NewYork, one of our 3 of the best Macanese Restaurants around the globe, featured in #NGTUK March. A bi-level, 1940s style gambling parlour, which sets an exotic backdrop for Chinese-Portuguese small plates #travelgram #travelphotography #instatravel

Jack Birns (1919-2008) American photographer.  Incredible photos from China's civil war in the 1940s.  This photo is Macau in 1949.

Jack Birns (1919-2008) American photographer. Incredible photos from China's civil war in the 1940s. This photo is Macau in 1949.

The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change

The great leap upward: China's Pearl River Delta, then and now

The Pearl River Delta has witnessed the most rapid urban expansion in human history – a predominantly agricultural region transformed into the world’s largest continuous city. By revisiting the sites of rare archive images of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Macau from the 1940s through 1990s, our photographers have documented this staggering change

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