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China's President Celebrates Macau Handover Anniversary

Chinese President Hu Jintao has arrived in Macau for the fifth anniversary of the former Portuguese enclave's return to China.

During a two-day visit, Mr. Hu will participate in anniversary celebrations and oversee the inauguration of Edmund Ho for a second term as Macau's chief executive on Monday. The Chinese president also will open a new bridge Sunday.

Macau's once-fading economy is booming with rising tourist numbers and casino profits since the government allowed more foreign investors to run casinos.

There has also been a significant drop in crime since Beijing's choice to lead the territory, Edmund Ho, put law and order at the top of his agenda.

Some information for this story provided by AFP and Reuters.