Tag: Portugal

23 February 2018

In 1894, a group of Macao businessmen opened a silk reeling factory, setting a new milestone for their community. With more than 800 men and women employed there, the factory was the largest industrial plant owned by Chinese in Macao.

21 February 2018

The diversification of the Cabo Verdean economy is high on the list of priorities for the archipelago’s government, which intends to attract more investment, especially for infrastructure, to improve the business environment and to open up to emerging economies, Portuguese trade and investment promotion agency AICEP Portugal Global said recently.

15 February 2018

In November 2017, Macao began restoration of the seven bronze statues that grace the facade of its most famous landmark: the Ruins of St. Paul’s, the last vestiges of a 17th-century church.

12 February 2018

Brazil and Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) will be two of the first countries visited by the new President of Angola, João Lourenço, in a clear sign of the importance of strategic relations with both Portuguese-speaking countries, particularly in economic terms.

9 February 2018

Club Lusitano, one of Hong Kong’s oldest private clubs with a history of 151 years, has over 500 members, of whom 270 are active.

5 February 2018

The licensing process of Banco Sino-Atlântico (BSA), in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), by Macau businessman David Chow is underway at the Bank of Cabo Verde (BCV), the banking sector regulator, which has already received all the documentation related to it, the Africa Monitor Intelligence newsletter reported.

29 January 2018

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which includes Timor-Leste (East Timor) and Portugal among its members, intends to strengthen its intervention in Africa and South America, said the chairman of the financial institution based in China.

12 January 2018

The Jesuit’s profound knowledge of Japan, where he spent 33 years of his life, earned him the nickname Tçuzu, or the Interpreter

18 December 2017

The business environment improved from 2016 to 2017 in all Portuguese-speaking countries, among which Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) was the best positioned and Angola the one that rose the most, according to the classification in the World Bank “Doing Business” report for 2018.

21 November 2017

The Chinese strategy of the New Silk Road projects Macau as an “information and knowledge platform” for Portuguese-speaking countries, said Portuguese researcher Fernanda Ilhéu.

17 November 2017

It is little known that the rise of tea in Europe began with Macao with the 16th century Portuguese priests

6 November 2017

The political and economic relations between Portugal and China are at the highest level ever and can expand further with Portuguese companies taking an active role in the new maritime silk road, as intended by the Portuguese authorities.

20 October 2017

China has become one of Portugal’s key partners and the main source of foreign direct investment

16 October 2017

CEFC China Energy Company Limited has established a partnership with Portugal’s Associação Mutualista Montepio, owner of the Caixa Económica Montepio Geral group, for the insurance sector, Portuguese weekly Expresso reported.

9 October 2017

The CIP – Portuguese Business Confederation, which brings together the main Portuguese companies, has recently created a new structure to increase the country’s competitiveness in the emerging economies, particularly the Portuguese-speaking countries.

6 October 2017

The story of Macao’s José d’Almeida Carvalho e Silva: Doctor, Scientist, Revolutionary

4 October 2017

The economies of the Portuguese-speaking countries, with the exception of Mozambique, recorded slight gains in the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-2018, released last week.

29 September 2017

Portuguese traveller writes his memoirs on China in his literary sensation Peregrinação published in 1614.

22 September 2017

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.

18 September 2017

Tourism is growing significantly in Africa and Mozambique is one of the destinations that has benefited from the increase in the number of foreign tourists, according to figures released by the Euromonitor International consultancy.

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