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.
China has become one of Portugal’s key partners and the main source of foreign direct investment
The story of Macao’s José d’Almeida Carvalho e Silva: Doctor, Scientist, Revolutionary
Portuguese traveller writes his memoirs on China in his literary sensation Peregrinação published in 1614.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Where in Macao can you buy fresh, hand-made coconut, mango, sesame, honey melon and peppermint ice cream for just MOP13 (US$1.6)?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.