Features

Mozambique exceeds global connectivity expectations

18 February 2019

Mozambique has exceeded expectations in terms of global connectivity, according to the latest ranking by multinational DHL, in which Timor-Leste was the only Portuguese-speaking country included to increase competitiveness compared with the previous year.

Lisbon targets the “New Space” economy

15 February 2019

The government of Portugal has announced that it will proceed with plans for a space port on the island of Santa Maria in the Azores. Named the Atlantic International Satellite Launch Programme (AISLP), it will be used to launch small satellites into space, as Lisbon attempts to make use of its geographical advantages to host the project.

Relationship between China and Portugal is a “fast track” says ambassador Cai Run

11 February 2019

The 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Portugal and the People's Republic of China on 8 February brought key players together in Lisbon at a time of "fast track" two-way relations, according to China's ambassador to Portugal.

African Development Bank recommends expansion of port facilities

4 February 2019

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recommends coastal African countries, including Portuguese-speaking countries, to expand port infrastructure as a means of improving integration on the continent.

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