Portugal’s interest in Belt and Road” strategy increases

24 July 2017

The Portuguese government's interest in the country taking part in the "Belt and Road" initiative is becoming apparent through new instruments of institutional and financial cooperation.

Cabo Verde moves to create the first Special Maritime Economic Zone in the Portuguese-speaking countries

17 July 2017

The project of the future Special Economic Zone (EEZ) of São Vicente, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), is a priority for the government and the country is preparing to receive the first facility of this kind, focused on the maritime sector and created with the support of China in the Portuguese-speaking countries.

Mong­‑Ha: The oldest settlement in the Macao peninsula

14 July 2017

Many visitors to Macao seek out the Kun Iam temple to marvel at its shrines, gilded statues, and terraced gardens. But few realise that they are standing in what little remains of the oldest settlement in the peninsula – Mong-Ha village.

Funds for cooperation with Africa are available, but well prepared projects are lacking

10 July 2017

The availability of European funds to finance cooperation projects in Africa is large, but there is a lack of well-prepared projects, particularly in Portuguese-speaking African countries, according to the president of the Portuguese Development Finance Society (Sofid).