語言 | Fong, IW Ronald，2017
This paper proposes an analysis of the Motion-Directional Construction(MDC) in the Chinese language in the Conceptual-Cognitive approach as outlined by Jackendoff and Langacker. It provides further conceptual support and evidence for the position that the MDC in Chinese consists of syntactic and semantic subordination, and that by means of case study, it posits that motion verbs in Chinese typically express manners of movement.
經濟/商業 | Sheng, Li，2017
This paper traces the root causes of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) government’s inability to regulate the city's major economic issues. From a historical and institutional perspective, the author illustrates and analyses the dynamic relationship between economic regulation and urban politics on a rapidly-growing urban island facing various governance challenges.
This study provides a contextualised method for understanding competition in higher education. By reviewing the publications of new recruits in a five-year period in Hong Kong and Macau, it explores how university rankings affect teacher education, and what impact teachers’ academic productivity has on teacher education.
By conducting a careful reading of online travel writing by female bloggers, this paper offers insights into women travellers’ experiences and discusses the gendered views of female travellers originating from China on cross border trips to Macao. It also posits that travelling in Macao for them is not just a leisure practice but a means to improve and enhance personal relationships.
This paper examines how and when perceived corporate social responsibility (CSR) affects employees’ propensity to engage in pro-environmental behavior. The findings include the extent to which employees’ engagement in CSR-specific behavior can be traced from their identification with their organization, thus drawing attention to the relationship between perceived CSR and organizational identification.
語言 | Xi Yan，2017
This paper, with a focus on language attitudes of Macao tertiary students, highlights the local-national-global tensions in postcolonial societies and contributes to the understanding of language attitudes therein after the Handover. It posits that Macao people’s language attitudes can be revealed by the push and pull between decolonisation, renationalisation, and globalisation.
This study allows a better understanding of the multifaceted and richly blended nature of tangible and intangible cultural appeal co-created from both indigenous and Western cultural traditions that tourists seek in postcolonial destinations. It suggests that postcolonial cultural interest depends on tourists’ origin, while the effects of destination constraints on cultural interest and the effect of cultural travel motives on cultural satisfaction are contingent on past travel experience.