Tag: Macau

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.

13 May 2016

Four centuries ago, Catholic missionaries travelled to Macao to study at St. Paul’s College, the first higher-education institution founded by Jesuits serving the Portuguese empire.

9 May 2016

Portuguese state financial group Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) plans, from a base in Macau where it has a significant presence through the BNU bank, plans to function as a business facilitator between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, the group’s “Chief China Officer”, Alberto Soares, told Macauhub.

6 May 2016

In 2015, its 20th year, Macau International Airport (MIA) received a record of 5.8 million passengers and 30,000 tons of cargo. It has 30 airlines serving a total of 44 destinations.

29 April 2016

For every rule, there is an exception. If reaching stardom at an early age was synonymous with wishful thinking, then Cheong Kin Man, Emily Chan and Tracy Choi are the exception to this rule.

22 April 2016

To meet rising demand, especially in Taipa and Coloane, Macao is going to build its largest water treatment plant and funding a major new pipeline that will bring water to it from Hengqin.

17 April 2016

In 2015, its 20th year, Macau International Airport (MIA) received a record of 5.8 million passengers and 30,000 tons of cargo. It has 30 airlines serving a total of 44 destinations.

8 April 2016

MACAO MAGAZINE: Do you think that more should be done in the Pearl River Delta to put SMEs in contact with other companies in the region?

1 April 2016

A visit to the new Portuguese settlement of Macao in 1591 was the inspiration for the masterpiece of the Chinese playwright Tang Xian-zu which has been performed across the centuries up to present day.

24 March 2016

When walking through the streets of Macao, don’t be surprised to find yourself asking what all these splashes of colour and designs drawn on walls represent. You may also find yourself smiling at the provocation.

11 March 2016

With growing wealth in China, the Chinese are getting more sophisticated and demanding in their food habits. For example, in 1985 they consumed 25 kilos of meat per person; in 2010 it grew to over 50 kilos. This voracious appetite for meat and other food products has put a severe strain on the country’s ability to feed itself.

4 March 2016

In the northeast corner of Hengqin is growing an industrial park with an ambitious goal – to win international recognition for traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and turn it into products that are sold around the world.

26 February 2016

The Free Trade Area (FTA) of Hengqin has received approval from the State Council to double its land area and promised a warm welcome to projects from Macao.