Tag: Macau

16 December 2016

Founded in 1728, St. Joseph’s Seminary is one of Macao’s historical treasures. Indeed, the church has been holding continuous Christian services longer than any other church in greater China.

9 December 2016

Ask Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), about her pastimes when she is not overseeing her role in modernising and expanding the tourism sector, and she will tell you about her love for skiing by travelling to international snowy destinations. When asked where in Macao she feels most at home, she will tell you it is the A-Ma Temple area, where she grew up and her father used to work.

18 November 2016

The Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre (CPTTM) was established in 1996 to support and promote Macao’s then thriving garment industry. Two decades later, with the economy completely transformed, so too has the centre’s mission. The organisation now dedicates its resources to helping the city’s 50,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) adapt and thrive in the modern business world.

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.

17 October 2016

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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.

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.”

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