11 June 2021
Brazilian video streaming service Globoplay has shown online a documentary about the effort to vaccinate the people of the central Chinese city of Wuhan against COVID-19 and so restore life there to normal, the China Daily reports. The Chinese state-run newspaper says the video was the fifth in a series of documentaries called “The Vaccine … Continue reading "Globoplay documentary looks at vaccination drive in Wuhan"
4 June 2021
The Chinese Embassy in Brasilia and the Brazilian Center for International Relations have jointly held online a conference on green trade and sustainable development, CCTV reports. The conference, on Monday, heard about the Chinese experience of reducing economic dependence on carbon, according to a report carried by the Chinese state-run broadcaster the day after. The … Continue reading "Sino-Brazilian conference mulls green trade, sustainability"
3 June 2021
The first Chinese school in Brazil, giving instruction in Mandarin, Portuguese and English, has opened in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Estadão reports. The Brazilian newspaper says the Escola Chinesa Internacional is supported by the authorities in China and financed by Chinese living in Brazil. The report quotes School Director Yuan Aiping as saying … Continue reading "First Chinese school in Brazil opens in Rio de Janeiro"
3 June 2021
The renovated Macao Grand Prix Museum makes a point of commemorating Brazilian star driver Ayrton Senna’s victory in the first Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix, in 1983, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) says. The museum contains a mural depicting Senna’s victory sculpted by Portuguese graffiti artist Vhils, whose real name is Alexandre Farto, the … Continue reading "Renovated Macao Grand Prix Museum celebrates Brazilian star"
2 June 2021
Sinovac Biotech Ltd of China has opened in Beijing a centre to develop vaccines against COVID-19 for the bloc comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS), Xinhua reports. The BRICS Vaccine Research and Development Centre is meant to prompt production of acceptable vaccines, and recognition among members of the bloc of each … Continue reading "COVID-19 vaccine R&D centre opens in Beijing to serve BRICS"
1 June 2021
The University of Macau (UM) and Shaanxi University of Technology recently held the International Conference on Medicinal and Food Plant Research and the Third Sino-Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) Symposium on Natural Products and Biodiversity Resources. As a hybrid multi-venue event that involved both virtual and in-person elements, the conference attracted over 300 scholars … Continue reading "UM holds Sino-CPLP Symposium on Natural Products and Biodiversity Resources"
31 May 2021
A Valemax bulk carrier loaded with 398,000 tonnes of iron ore shipped by Brazilian miner Vale SA has arrived at the southeastern Chinese port of Luoyu, the China News Service (CNS) reports. The Chinese state-run news agency says the arrival of the ship on Wednesday showed that Luoyu is now the sixth-biggest port in China … Continue reading "Valemax shipload of Brazilian iron ore reaches port of Luoyu"
28 May 2021
The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, or Fiocruz, has resumed making in Brazila vaccine against COVID-19, after receiving from China a new batch of the necessary ingredients, Agência Brasil reports. The Brazilian state-run news agency says production resumed on Tuesday with ingredients that arrived on Saturday, enough to make about 12 million doses of the vaccine marketed … Continue reading "Fiocruz resumes making vaccine with Chinese ingredients"
27 May 2021
Governor Huang Qiang of the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan would welcome the establishment of a Brazilian consulate in the province to increase Sino-Brazilian engagement, his government says. A written statement issued by the Sichuan People’s Provincial Government quotes Mr Huang as saying so when he met Brazilian Ambassador to China Paulo Estivallet de Mesquita … Continue reading "Governor calls for Brazilian consulate in Sichuan"
26 May 2021
Macao Legislative Assembly Member Song Pek Kei has called for the setting-up of an institution to provide export credit insurance, with a view to increasing trade between China and the Portuguese-speaking world, Hoje Macau reports. The newspaper quotes Ms Song as telling the assembly that the insurer would protect small and medium enterprises in Macao … Continue reading "Legislator calls for export credit insurance for Macao SMEs"
25 May 2021
BRF SA Chief Executive Lorival Luz has said the Brazilian supplier of meat is looking for new opportunities to increase the business it does in China by producing meat there, Reuters reports. The news agency quotes Mr Luz as saying during a gathering online last week that BRF sells in China over 30 per cent … Continue reading "BRF considering China as a place for production of meat"
24 May 2021
The health industry regulator in Brazil, Anvisa, says it has been asked for permission for emergency use of there of Convidecia, a single-dose vaccine against COVID-19 developed in China. Belcher Farmacêutica of Brazil, representing CanSino Biologics of China, asked for permission on Tuesday, Anvisa announced in writing the day after. If the paperwork is in … Continue reading "Request made to use new Chinese COVID-19 vaccine in Brazil"
24 May 2021
In order to contribute to the reinforcement of the role of Macao as a basis for intercultural sharing and a platform for Sino-Lusophone cooperation, and with the aim of sharing with the Higher Education Institutions of Portuguese Speaking Countries and Regions the experiences of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) in institutional quality improvement processes, the … Continue reading "MPI participates in Online Forum on Models and Experiences of Institutional Quality Assurance in Higher Education"
21 May 2021
Macao enterprises have struck deals to sell goods produced in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world to buyers in the city of Nanjing, capital of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, according to the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM. IPIM issued a written statement saying the deals were done in a business-matching session … Continue reading "Macao dealers sell products of lusophone world in Nanjing"
20 May 2021
The “Macao Week in Jiangsu” roadshow was held splendidly along the Pedestrian Street at Confucius Temple in Nanjing for four days in a row from 14 – 17 May, in tandem with the offline and online promotions to raise Macao’s profile as a healthy, safe and quality destination and attract Mainland visitors to Macao. The … Continue reading "“Macao Week in Jiangsu” abounds with spectators Radiating Macao’s “tourism +” glamour for four days"
20 May 2021
Governor Hui Jianlin of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu believes Macao, by functioning as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, can help Jiangsu enterprises penetrate lusophone markets, the Macao SAR Government says. Mr Hui said so when he met Macao Secretary for the Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong … Continue reading "Jiangsu wants Macao help to penetrate lusophone markets"
20 May 2021
China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products Deputy Director Liu Yan thinks the abundance of medicinal plants in Brazil will drive Sino-Brazilian trade in goods for pharmaceutical use, the chamber says. The chamber issued a written statement quoting Ms Liu as saying so last week in the first session … Continue reading "Potential for Sino-Brazilian trade in medicinal plants seen"
18 May 2021
A demonstration of how to prepare Macanese and Portuguese food, a feature of Macao Week in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, was shown live online, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) says. The MGTO issued a written statement saying the demonstration was given last Saturday at the Jinling Hotel in the provincial capital, Nanjing, … Continue reading "Chef demonstrates Macanese, Portuguese cooking in Nanjing"
17 May 2021
The Brazilian Bar Association and the University of Coimbra Sino-Lusophone Academy in Portugal have held a one-day international conference on sustainable development and greater use of electronic technology, the association says. The association issued a written statement quoting its International Relations National Commission president, Claudio Lamachia, as telling the conference, held on Wednesday, that the … Continue reading "Lawyers in Brazil, academics in Portugal mull digital transition"
13 May 2021
Fudan University in the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai is holding today a workshop for young people to discuss the part Brazil plays in the bloc comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS), the university says. The workshop will be held in the Fudan University Center for BRICS Studies with a view … Continue reading "Fudan University workshop discusses Brazilian role in BRICS"