Tag: China

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.

7 July 2017

Down a narrow street in central Macao, close to Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro is the Lu Ban Carpentry Exhibition, dedicated to Lu Ban, a master carpenter, engineer and inventor who lived 2,500 years ago and is generally known as China’s patron of builders and contractors.

3 July 2017

China is extending the geographical scope of the “One Belt, One Road” initiative and, according to experts on strategic issues, Portugal will be able to benefit from its inclusion in that strategic initiative launched by the Chinese authorities.

26 June 2017

The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) wants more companies from Portugal and Spain to come to Macau to showcase their products, with the Chinese market as their ultimate goal, said the IPIM president, Jackson Chang.

23 June 2017

When looking at Latin America, China has historically focused its foreign direct investment in Venezuela. In recent years, however, Venezuela has fallen into major economic depression as a result of poorly crafted public policies and heavy dependency on crude oil exports in a depleted global oil market. In this adverse environment, China began diversifying its investments in Latin America and chose Brazil as one of the main destinations for foreign direct investment in the region.

19 June 2017

The role played by Macau as a platform in the relationship between China and Portuguese-speaking countries is viewed with renewed interest by economic agents due to the establishment in the Special Administrative Region of the headquarters of the Fund for Cooperation and the “Belt and Road” initiative drawn up by the central government of China.

16 June 2017

Alexis Tam Chon Weng, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, discusses how Macao is investing in the development of the cultural sector while improving the quality of life of local residents

12 June 2017

The first of the two major natural gas projects will make Mozambique a major energy producer in the world, with Asia and especially China being the main market for the product.

9 June 2017

Beijing has thrown its weight behind the ambitious Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area project that it hopes will build a world-class urban cluster in the region by 2020.

29 May 2017

Strategic, political and economic value will be decisive for the inclusion by China of African countries in the “Belt and Road” strategy, which will mobilise an investment of more than US$78 billion, according to university researchers.

26 May 2017

Most Macao visitors know that in the heart of Coloane live two giant pandas and their offspring. But many are not aware that two red pandas have recently taken up residence alongside the bigger animals at the Seac Pai Van Park.

19 May 2017

Susana Chou sits down with Macao Magazine to talk about the Macao Tong Chai Charity Association and her philanthropic endeavours.

15 May 2017

China’s investments in Africa accounted for about a third of total foreign direct investment (FDI) and jobs created by these projects on the continent in 2016, according to a study by consultancy EY (Ernst & Young).

8 May 2017

The projects that could transform Mozambique into one of the world’s largest producers of natural gas are about to begin, with some of the largest groups in the sector, such as the China National Petroleum Corporation, looking to Asia as the market for their products.

5 May 2017

The Belt and Road initiative is China´s state-level vision to promote common prosperity through regional co-operation and Macao, as an important member of this national effort, needs to participate and work hard to come up with its own regional vision based on the Belt and Road theme.

2 May 2017

Between 2000 and 2015, Angola was the second African country to which the Export-Import Bank of China (Exim) granted the most loans, totalling US$6.9 billion, according to analysts from the China-Africa Research Initiative, of US Johns Hopkins University.

10 April 2017

A cooperation agreement between China and São Tomé and Príncipe will soon be signed, launching a wave of Chinese investment in infrastructures in the African country.

3 April 2017

The autonomous region of Madeira, Portugal, is positioning itself to take advantage of the New Silk Road, an opportunity to capture Chinese investment and boost exports, taking advantage of factors such as its geographical location and duty free zone.

30 March 2017

Patrice Emery Trovoada is already well-known beyond the borders of São Tomé and Príncipe, well into the region of Central Africa. In just a few weeks, his notoriety will significantly increase the world over as he arrives in Beijing to sign a historical co-operation agreement.

24 March 2017

Yao Jingming’s latest book, History of the Literary Exchange between China and Portugal, chronicles six-‑centuries-‑worth of Portuguese perspectives on China ranging from viewing it as one of the world’s most advanced countries to a backwards nation riddled with corruption.

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