Tag: Macau

1 September 2017

18 years after its inception, Macau University of Science and Technology has more than 10,000 students and is a leader in product development, research and innovation within the Greater China area.

25 August 2017

Standing opposite to the historic Na Tcha Temple of Mount Hill is a humble two-storey compound home to a kung fu legend more than a century old.

18 August 2017

Where in Macao can you buy fresh, hand-made coconut, mango, sesame, honey melon and peppermint ice cream for just MOP13 (US$1.6)?

14 August 2017

Macau has attractive conditions for foreign investors, particularly for setting up companies and for the transit of goods, according to a market study by the Portuguese agency for the promotion of foreign trade, AICEP Portugal Global.

11 August 2017

In end-2016, Macau’s total population was 644,900 and annual water consumption hit 86.70 million cubic meters. The number had been steadily rising.

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.

30 June 2017

On a crowded street in the Inner Harbour district, residents have discovered a pleasant surprise – a row of seven dilapidated buildings has been transformed into a sparkling new library. The Patane Library opened last 9th December at a ceremony presided over by Alexis Tam, Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, and Ung Vai Meng, then President of the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC). Since then, it has attracted around 700 visitors a day to enjoy its wide range of free newspapers, magazines, books, films, and music.

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.

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

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.

2 June 2017

The long-awaited new ferry terminal on Taipa Island, capable of serving twice as many visitors as the current main sea entry point into the city, opened to the public on 1st June.

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.

12 May 2017

Macao artist James Wong Cheng Pou is preparing for the greatest exhibition of his career: 57th La Biennale di Venezia, or the Venice Art Biennale, to be held from the 13th May to 26th November. Hundreds of thousands of contemporary art aficionados will view his work, which includes paintings as well as 3D pieces.

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.

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.

17 March 2017

Macaense cuisine is closely related to the cooking in Portugal and the Portuguese countryside. The influence on Portuguese cuisine evolved from centuries of Roman and Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. Jewish influences should not be discounted either.

MACAUHUB FRENCH