Tag: Macau

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.

19 February 2016

In the early 18th century, a young man left the city of Braga, in northern Portugal, for Goa. There his descendants married into a family well established in Macao. A new book tells the dramatic story of this family, in Macao, then Hong Kong and in countries around the Pacific Rim.

12 February 2016

The government has unveiled a Five-Year Plan for the first time with the aim of turning Macao into a world tourism and leisure hub.

25 January 2016

African countries such as Angola and Mozambique are seeking alternatives to scarce US dollars, leading some analysts to declare 2016 the “Year of the renminbi in Africa,” in which Macau can play an important role.

8 January 2016

“It is a sparsely settled island, with a large number of rich families. Maritime commerce is one of their chief occupations and, wherever there is a region in which profits could be reaped by trading, these people strive for them, with the result that their commercial vessels are to be seen on the seven seas.”

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