Tag: Macau

2 February 2018

With an area of about 30 square kilometres and a population density of more than 21,000 inhabitants per square kilometre, it is hard to imagine that Macao still retains any significant biodiversity.

26 January 2018

Macao is home to an impressive number of old and valuable trees, which have defied the odds to survive in this urban jungle.

19 January 2018

The abacus has been a tool of calculation widely used in China for nearly 2,000 years, and it is still alive in Macao.

12 January 2018

The Jesuit’s profound knowledge of Japan, where he spent 33 years of his life, earned him the nickname Tçuzu, or the Interpreter

5 January 2018

Macao played a major role in the transformation of the sauce producer into a global business empire.

21 December 2017

Over the years, cricket has had its ups and downs developing in Macao. The Macau Cricket Association, formed nearly a decade ago, is back with activities and has a new plan to put cricket back on the city’s sport map.

15 December 2017

The first tourism industry master plan was published by theMacao Government Tourism Office in 2017, the first of its kind since 1999

7 December 2017

Enhanced connectivity between the three cities is an important step in developing the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong

24 November 2017

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.

21 November 2017

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.

17 November 2017

It is little known that the rise of tea in Europe began with Macao with the 16th century Portuguese priests

10 November 2017

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.

3 November 2017

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

31 October 2017

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.

20 October 2017

China has become one of Portugal’s key partners and the main source of foreign direct investment

6 October 2017

The story of Macao’s José d’Almeida Carvalho e Silva: Doctor, Scientist, Revolutionary

29 September 2017

Portuguese traveller writes his memoirs on China in his literary sensation Peregrinação published in 1614.

22 September 2017

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.

15 September 2017

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.

8 September 2017

An exhibition at the Macao Archives offers a rare look at the city’s development from the end of the 19th century to present day, and the work of its architects and engineers.

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