Tag: China

20 January 2017

The periodical press is a key resource when it comes to evaluating matters of local community, including intellectual and sociopolitical movements. By the beginning of the 20th century, it had become a way for a region’s subaltern communities and peripheral societies to participate in internal and external communication. Moreover, it provides a stage upon which dialogue between political administrations and society takes place. Historically, the periodical press has proven to be a means to autonomy, civil liberties and free speech. This has been true, too, in Macao.

16 January 2017

Angolan public finances remain under pressure, despite improvements in the oil market and the country’s economic diversification efforts, with funding from China to remain key source of funding, according to Angolan economist Alves da Rocha.

9 January 2017

The Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong and Macau are the preferred “base” for African traders in China who have found “plenty of opportunities” there, according to several researchers.

6 January 2017

Zhuhai Jinwan Airport (ZUH) aims to establish itself as a hub for business jets and implement a pilot training facility – ambitious goals for the smallest of the Pearl River Delta’s five airports all competing fiercely in the same market.

3 January 2017

The restoration of diplomatic relations between China and Sao Tome and Principe, after an interruption of nearly two decades, ends a period of re-approach that has quickened since 2014 and offers the prospect of major Chinese investments in the archipelago.

30 December 2016

Lau Fong, Director of the Archives of Macao, has devoted several years of her life to a unique set of documents that form an important part of the city’s history. Now her efforts have been recognised by the United Nations.

28 December 2016

The analysis and dissemination of the opportunities offered by the official Chinese initiative of the New Silk Road for the Portuguese-speaking countries is the goal of a study group set up in Lisbon,…

23 December 2016

Dr. Sun Yat-sen, forerunner of the Chinese Revolution, spent 16 months in Macao upon completing his medical studies in Hong Kong in 1892. During his stay, he opened two clinics where he treated patients with both Western and Chinese medicine.

19 December 2016

Relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries were marked in 2016 by the 5th Ministerial Conference of Forum Macau, which reinforced the importance of the Special Administrative Region, the Chinese currency and industrial partnerships.

5 December 2016

A presence in Africa is one of the main factors that has attracted Chinese investors to the privatisations of Portuguese companies in recent years, and investment is expected to continue, according to journalists Anabela Campos and Isabel Vicente.

14 November 2016

The signing in October of the trilateral cooperation agreement between Portugal and China will give new impetus to the Macau Forum, enhancing its role of encouraging proximity to Portuguese-speaking countries, said the Chinese ambassador to Portugal, Cai Run.

11 November 2016

Backbone of building works in Macao for decades, today its use may be numbered.

7 November 2016

Cabo Verde and Mozambique are among the most favourable African countries to the economic and political interests of China, and especially value investment in infrastructure and business, according to the first survey on the subject in Africa.

4 November 2016

A new landmark will open on Zhuhai’s seafront on October 7th – the 90-metre high Zhuhai Opera House in the shape of two shells is the creation of architect Chen Keshi who was inspired by Sandro Botticelli’s 15th century painting The Birth of Venus. “I was standing on the shore in Zhuhai, and the first idea that came to me was the sun rising over the eastern sea. But the building needed two parts, so I thought of the moon shining over the sea. However, you cannot have the sun and the moon in the sky at the same time… then I saw the painting of The Birth of Venus,” Chen recalls.

24 October 2016

Millennium BCP and Novo Banco, two of the largest Portuguese banks and that have an important presence in Portuguese-speaking Africa may soon have Chinese financial companies among their shareholders, through operations that are animating the financial market.

17 October 2016

The high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial ConferaThe high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial Conference 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international projection to which China is committed.ence 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international p…

14 October 2016

Macao’s first opera celebrates China’s Shakespeare at Macao’s International Music Festival.

13 October 2016

China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang, announced 19 measures to support the development of the Macau Special Administrative Region (MSAR), including access by cars from Macau to Hengqin Island in Zhuhai municipality, and pleasure boat trips with individual visas.

11 October 2016

The Ministerial Conference of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries that began on Tuesday in Macau, is the highest level of all previous conferences, which is a sign of the growing importance and complexity of this multilateral relationship.

9 October 2016

Macao can further develop its financial sector by providing new services and supporting companies from China and the Portuguese speaking countries. The territory’s issuing banks, Bank of China and Banco Nacional Ultramarino, are the financial institutions geared to support Macao’s platform in promoting relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.

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