Tag: Macau

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.

7 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.

5 October 2016

The currency of China has been attracting African countries, especially after its inclusion among the benchmark currencies of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with Angola considered one of the countries that will most benefit from its use.

30 September 2016

Secretary for Economy and Finance, Leong Vai Tac speaks about the significant achievements of Macao as a platform resulting from co-operation on commerce and trade, training, language, culture, education, finance, infrastructure and traditional medicine.

23 September 2016

When Professor Shu Guang Zhang was offered the chance to head a university that had moved from a cramped city site to a new campus 20 times its size, it was an opportunity he could not refuse.

8 September 2016

The internationalisation of China’s currency, the renminbi, in cross-border trade in which Macau will serve as a clearing platform, has been anticipated by Portuguese and Chinese banks, offering a range of services in Chinese currency to companies in the Portuguese-speaking countries.

2 September 2016

“When I was a high school student in the early 1970s, I thought Coloane was a long way away,” reminisces locally born Eddie Yue Kai Wong, a prominent architect in Macao. “When we went there we had to take a small ferry, but from time to time the ferry wasn’t able to reach the pier because of the shallow waters. Those trips were special occasions for us. Coloane had a village-like environment and we went for picnics. It was very different from Macao and I found it an adventure to be out in the ‘wild.’ For a very long time Coloane was a preserved area. The Portuguese administration wanted the village there to remain protected, enveloped in nature.”

26 August 2016

The recent state visit of the President of the Republic of Mozambique Filipe Jacinto Nyusi to Beijing this past May confirms the commitment of both countries to strengthening their relationship. The two countries have agreed to increased bilateral cooperation in areas such as politics, security, economy, trade and culture.

5 August 2016

The Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, supported by the governments of the Macao SAR and participating countries and various local partners, has worked over the years to promote co-operation and exchanges between mainland China, Macao and the Portuguese-speaking countries in the areas of the economy and trade, human resources and language and culture, among others. Considerable progress has been made to achieve the targets set out in Forum Macao’s action plan for economic and cultural co-operation, while simultaneously taking the best advantage of the Macao platform. I believe that Macao’s role as a springboard of services for trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries has been consolidated.

29 July 2016

Imagine a man who zealously observes horses running and women dancing, compulsively photographing, drawing, and sculpting these subjects in an attempt to immortalise each moment, each movement for eternity.

24 July 2016

When I was small and my parents went out fishing, they left me in the care of an old lady in a wooden house by the sea and picked me up in the evening. I spent the day anxiously waiting for their return. When it was high tide, I knew they were coming back. This is a deep memory of my childhood.”

15 July 2016

Macao’s largest archaeological excavation of blue-and-white porcelain has revealed the city’s prosperity as an export centre more than four centuries ago.

8 July 2016

The late, great architect Zaha Hadid, also known as the “Queen of the Curve”, will soon posthumously change Macao’s architectural landscape. With the construction of the fifth hotel tower at the City of Dreams (COD), a six-year venture set to be completed in 2018, Macao’s skyline forever will be graced by the work of one of the most revolutionary modern-day architects and leaders of our era.

4 July 2016

Guinea-Bissau is facing the budgetary impact of a suspension of aid by cooperation partners and, like Mozambique, is looking to China as an alternative source of foreign capital through investments, focusing on raising funds in Macau.

1 July 2016

In March this year, Air Macau added a new route to the Japanese city of Fukuoka as part of its plans to expand in Northeast Asia and develop the mainland and Asian markets, chief executive officer Chen Hong said in an interview.

24 June 2016

Fanny Vong Chuk Kwan, president of the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) is a forerunner in training professionals to serve Macao’s prospering tourism.

10 June 2016

During the Five-Year Plan (2016–2020), Macao will, with Hong Kong, integrate more closely with the Pearl River Delta (PRD) and nine other mainland provinces, as it seeks to consolidate its role as a world tourism and leisure centre and diversify its economy.

20 May 2016

For the libraries of Macao, 2015 was an important year – it marked the 120th anniversary of Macao Central Library and was the last year the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau was in charge of the seven existing libraries. As from 2016, all 16 venues have been put under the management of the Cultural Affairs Bureau, under the name ‘Macao Public Library’. Changes in the opening hours and other adjustments are expected throughout the year.

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