When Lei Pui Lam went to school, his parents had to scrimp and save to pay fees for him and his three brothers and sisters. When he graduated from secondary school, Macao had no universities, and with the Cultural Revolution shuttering schools in the mainland and no money to go overseas, Lei went straight into teaching.
The Chinese strategy of the New Silk Road projects Macau as an "information and knowledge platform" for Portuguese-speaking countries, said Portuguese researcher Fernanda Ilhéu.
It is little known that the rise of tea in Europe began with Macao with the 16th century Portuguese priests
Angola is receiving support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to normalise access by its banks to international money markets, a first step, according to analysts, towards a more comprehensive assistance agreement.
Near the Ruins of St. Paul, an elegant, colonial-era house has been transformed to offer Macao a new experience at the cinema – a wealth of local and foreign films not available in traditional commercial venues.
The political and economic relations between Portugal and China are at the highest level ever and can expand further with Portuguese companies taking an active role in the new maritime silk road, as intended by the Portuguese authorities.
Famous for his technique of combining acrylic paints with ink and tissue paper, abstract artist Denis Murrell has created hundreds of paintings over nearly 30 years in Macao
Macau businessman David Chow plans to expand his interests in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), building up the expectations of the government and the local business community that these investments will have positive repercussions on the Cape Verdean economy.
Local authorities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area are seeking to rebalance the region’s environmental and energy policies.
Mozambique, in coordination with the National Development and Reform Commission of China, is in an advanced process of evaluating priority projects already selected for further financing in the areas of infrastructure, energy, transport, agriculture and industrial parks, among others, the Mozambican ambassador to China has said.
China has become one of Portugal’s key partners and the main source of foreign direct investment
CEFC China Energy Company Limited has established a partnership with Portugal's Associação Mutualista Montepio, owner of the Caixa Económica Montepio Geral group, for the insurance sector, Portuguese weekly Expresso reported.
The CIP - Portuguese Business Confederation, which brings together the main Portuguese companies, has recently created a new structure to increase the country's competitiveness in the emerging economies, particularly the Portuguese-speaking countries.
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The economies of the Portuguese-speaking countries, with the exception of Mozambique, recorded slight gains in the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, released last week.
Portuguese traveller writes his memoirs on China in his literary sensation Peregrinação published in 1614.
The new President of Angola, João Lourenço, takes office this week in a difficult economic and financial context for the country, which is expected to force major changes in the country's economic policy.
On a hillside in the centre of Macao lies a plot of ground that is an important piece of the city’s history – the Old Protestant Cemetery in which 162 people of different nationalities are buried, including some of the most famous foreigners who ever lived here.
Tourism is growing significantly in Africa and Mozambique is one of the destinations that has benefited from the increase in the number of foreign tourists, according to figures released by the Euromonitor International consultancy.
The creative and cultural industries have become a significant economic force in Macao in recent years. A report released by the Statistics and Census Service recorded more than 1,700 organisations operating in the sector in 2015, generating total service receipts of MOP6.24 billion.