4 August 2021
A Chinese-owned company, Sociedade Niobonga – Comércio Geral, is due to begin soon mining niobium in the southwestern Angolan municipality of Quilengues, after prospecting for two years, Angop reports, citing a local government official there, Adriano Alberto Pedro. The Angolan state-run news agency quotes Mr Pedro as saying the mine will raise the standard of … Continue reading "Chinese-owned company to begin mining niobium in Angola"
30 July 2021
With the aim of promoting further cooperation between enterprises of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, the Permanent Secretariat of Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) organised on July 27 a Webinar on Business Cooperation between Jiangsu and Portuguese-speaking Countries, themed “Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries and … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao organises ‘Webinar on Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’"
27 July 2021
The Belt and Road Infrastructure Development Index Report 2021 shows that the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Co-operation and Development Fund has spurred investment by Chinese companies in Portuguese-speaking markets, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. The document shows that the fund managers have focused on investment in infrastructure, clean energy and healthcare, according … Continue reading "Fund spurs Chinese investment in lusophone world"
26 July 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$38.491 billion in the period from January to March 2021. It represented a 20.41 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$25.283 billion to China in the first three months of 2021 – an increase of 8.86 percent year-on-year. The value … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries tops US$38.49bln in January-March 2020"
26 July 2021
The parallel session on “Giving full play to Macao’s role as a platform in promoting the joint implementation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative”, part of the official programme of the 12th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF), was held at the Venetian Macao’s convention and exhibition centre, on … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao hosts parallel session on “Giving full play to Macao’s role as a platform in promoting the joint implementation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative”"
26 July 2021
The Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) says it will present a series of public lectures by renowned academic authorities on various aspects of China and the Portuguese-speaking world. The institute announced in writing yesterday that Forum of Higher Education Management in Portuguese-speaking Countries and Regions President Margarida Mano would give the first lecture, entitled “Global Challenges … Continue reading "Macao poly lectures to cover nexus of China, lusophone world"
20 July 2021
Angolan President João Lourenço has authorised the purchase by his government of US$85 million worth of Chinese military equipment, Novo Jornal reports, citing the document granting authority. The document says the equipment will better enable Angola to defend its territory and the airspace above it, according to a report carried by the Angolan newspaper last … Continue reading "Angola one step closer to buying equipment from China to strengthen national defence strategy"
14 July 2021
Macao, Portuguese and lusophone African architects have volunteered their services to help improve shanty towns in Brasília, Lusa reports, citing International Council of Portuguese Language Architects President Rui Leão. The Portuguese news agency quotes Mr Leão, a Macao architect, as saying the volunteers will work with the inhabitants of 10 big shantytowns there. He said … Continue reading "Lusophone architects to help improve Brazilian shanty towns"
14 July 2021
Deputy Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao Mr Paulo Jorge Rodrigues do Espírito Santo – together with the Representatives of the Portuguese-speaking Countries at the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, and their respective families – visited on July 12 a photography exhibition in Macao celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao visits ‘100 Years of the Communist Party of China’ photo exhibition"
13 July 2021
A Chinese-led project should be ready by December to begin supplying water to the drought-parched southern Angolan province of Cunene, Jornal de Angola reports, citing Angolan National Institute for Water Resources Director-General Manuel Quintino. The Angolan newspaper says Mr Quintino was speaking last week before Angolan President João Lourenço inspected the work. The project is … Continue reading "Chinese water works to relieve drought in southern Angola"
13 July 2021
The 9th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (referred to as the “Expo” or “MITE”) culminated in success on Sunday (11 July). Held from 9 – 11 July, the three-day Expo admitted close to 24,000 spectators and facilitated signing of 39 contracts. A total of 4,974 business-to-business meetings were conducted while the cumulative view counts hit 7.81 … Continue reading "9th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo culminated in success"
12 July 2021
The Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) and Macao Government Tourism Office jointly held on July 9 the “Promotion Seminar of Tourism Products from Portuguese-speaking Countries”. The event took place at 2pm in Cotai Expo’s Sicily Ballroom, at the Venetian Macao resort. The seminar aimed … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao and Macao Government Tourism Office jointly host ‘Promotion Seminar of Tourism Products for Portuguese-speaking Countries’"
12 July 2021
AS King Medical Products Ltd of Macao has been supplying masks to Portuguese-speaking parts of the world to protect their people against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Macao Daily News reports. AS King spent over US$1 million on building and equipping a factory in Macao to supply surgical masks to the city, to lusophone countries and … Continue reading "Macao-made masks help curb COVID-19 in lusophone countries"
6 July 2021
China is among the countries that the Angolan investment and export promotion agency, Aipex, is putting most effort into tapping for private investment in Angola, Angop reports. The Angolan state-run news agency says China is one of 27 countries that Aipex has chosen to concentrate on because of their record of investment in the sort … Continue reading "Agency means to tap China for investment in Angola"
25 June 2021
The organisers of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries have extended the deadline for submission of entries. The contest is jointly organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-Operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) and the Centre for Portuguese Studies of Macao Polytechnic Institute. Taking into account … Continue reading "Submission period extended for entries in Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries"
23 June 2021
On June 18, the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) convened a meeting in Beijing. The meeting was headed by Mr Ding Tian, Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macao. It was attended by Mr Li Xiaohui, Deputy Director of the Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and … Continue reading "Forum Macao hosts meeting in Beijing"
21 June 2021
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade President Gao Yan has called for Macao to intensify its effort to serve as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world do business, the Macao SAR Government says. The government issued a written statement quoting Ms Gao as telling the 2021 Mainland-Macao Business Associations Joint Conference, … Continue reading "Macao urged to work harder to spur international trade"
18 June 2021
Chinese maker of cleaning products Nice Group Co. Ltd is investing US$5 million in expanding its factory in the Luanda-Bengo Special Economic Zone in Angola, and will soon take on 300 more workers there, Angop reports. The Angolan state-run news agency quotes the general manager of the factory, Zhuo Ziquan, as saying Nice Group has … Continue reading "Nice Group spending US$5 mln on expanding factory in Angola"
10 June 2021
Representatives of the Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce and the Angola-China Chamber of Commerce will sign tomorrow a cooperation agreement, the Sino-Portuguese chamber says. The chamber announced in writing that the signing will be a feature of the celebration of the first anniversary of its founding, to be held in Condeixa-a-Nova in central Portugal, and … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese, Sino-Angolan chambers agree to cooperate"
27 May 2021
The branch of the Confucius Institute at Agostinho Neto University in Angola says it is holding the Angolan heat of the Chinese Bridge, an annual contest among students of Chinese language and culture around the world. Angolan university students aged up to 30 have until June 8 to submit a video lasting up to five … Continue reading "Heat of Chinese language competition to be held in Angola"