Tag: Portugal

20 February 2017

The two- or three-way relationship between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries will be in focus on 21 February, at an international conference due to be held in Lisbon where Macau’s role as a contact platform will be a central theme.

20 January 2017

The periodical press is a key resource when it comes to evaluating matters of local community, including intellectual and sociopolitical movements. By the beginning of the 20th century, it had become a way for a region’s subaltern communities and peripheral societies to participate in internal and external communication. Moreover, it provides a stage upon which dialogue between political administrations and society takes place. Historically, the periodical press has proven to be a means to autonomy, civil liberties and free speech. This has been true, too, in Macao.

30 December 2016

Lau Fong, Director of the Archives of Macao, has devoted several years of her life to a unique set of documents that form an important part of the city’s history. Now her efforts have been recognised by the United Nations.

28 December 2016

The analysis and dissemination of the opportunities offered by the official Chinese initiative of the New Silk Road for the Portuguese-speaking countries is the goal of a study group set up in Lisbon,…

19 December 2016

Relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries were marked in 2016 by the 5th Ministerial Conference of Forum Macau, which reinforced the importance of the Special Administrative Region, the Chinese currency and industrial partnerships.

5 December 2016

A presence in Africa is one of the main factors that has attracted Chinese investors to the privatisations of Portuguese companies in recent years, and investment is expected to continue, according to journalists Anabela Campos and Isabel Vicente.

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.

24 October 2016

Millennium BCP and Novo Banco, two of the largest Portuguese banks and that have an important presence in Portuguese-speaking Africa may soon have Chinese financial companies among their shareholders, through operations that are animating the financial market.

17 October 2016

The high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial ConferaThe high level of the participants in the Forum Macau Ministerial Conference 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international projection to which China is committed.ence 2016 is interpreted by analysts as a sign of the growing importance of the Portuguese language block in the international p…

14 October 2016

Macao’s first opera celebrates China’s Shakespeare at Macao’s International Music Festival.

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.

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.

23 May 2016

A direct air link between Lisbon and Beijing, a long-standing objective of the governments of Portugal and China, is about to become a reality, at a time when a Chinese airline is taking a stake in Portuguese airline TAP.

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.

7 March 2016

The EDP Group will continue this year with an asset sale policy, specifically to its main shareholder, China Three Gorges (CTG) in order to reduce its level of debt, said the group’s chairman.

9 February 2016

The Chinese community in Portugal in 2015, gave awards to the former Minister of Energy, several political and public administration leaders as well the director of Diário de Todos (Everybody´s Daily), the first Portuguese-Chinese bilingual newspaper published in Portugal.

1 February 2016

Financial support from China to African countries where Portuguese is the official language (PALOP) amounted to S$22.6 billion between 2000 and 2014, half of which was directed to Angola, according to Chinese official figures cited in a study published recently.