26 November 2021
The University of Cabo Verde has accepted 15 of the 20 applicants so far for places in its programme leading to a bachelor’s degree in Chinese language, literature and culture, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the university began offering last month the five-year degree programme in Chinese studies, the first in Cabo Verde. … Continue reading "Degree programme in Chinese studies attracts Cabo Verdeans"
26 November 2021
The Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao held with the collaboration of the Guangdong-Macau Traditional Chinese Medicine Technology Industrial Park the first session of an online training course on the use of traditional medicine to tackle COVID-19. The training course was supported by the Macao SAR Government Health Bureau, and the State Administration of Traditional Chinese … Continue reading "First session held successfully of online training course about the use of Traditional Medicine to tackle COVID-19"
25 November 2021
The 2021 Portuguese Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (Macao) (2021PLPEX), in collaboration with the “Global Ingredients, Taste of Shanghai” catering event, has earlier released the first “Global Wine．Shanghai Wine List – Recommended Wine List of Portuguese-speaking Countries in 2021”. By doing so, 2021PLPEX aims to foster economic, trade and cultural exchanges and co-operation between … Continue reading "2021PLPEX organises Portuguese-speaking countries’ wine tasting and promotional activities to assist Macao’s enterprises in “going global”"
22 November 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, will start tomorrow a campaign to promote food, drink and other goods produced in Macao and parts of the Portuguese-speaking world, the institute says. The campaign comprises 16 gatherings, one each weekend until January 23, in the Portuguese-speaking Countries Food Products Exhibition Centre in Macao, IPIM … Continue reading "IPIM campaign to promote products of Macao, lusophone world"
18 November 2021
The International Lusophone Markets Business Association, or ACIML, has agreed to help a Macao subsidiary of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd (GPHL) of mainland China to venture into markets in the Portuguese-speaking world, the Macau News Agency (MNA) reports. MNA says Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Group (Macau) International Development Co. Ltd (GPG Macau) Deputy Chairman Li Hong and … Continue reading "Association to assist GPHL effort to tap lusophone markets"
17 November 2021
Two seminars about the advantages of doing business in Macao and the business environment in the Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone on the adjacent mainland Chinese island of Hengqin were well attended, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. Nearly 60 representatives of associations in Macao of businesspeople from Portuguese-speaking parts of the … Continue reading "Lusophones learn about doing business in Macao, on Hengqin"
12 November 2021
The “2021 Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair” (2021GMBPF), jointly organised by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and the Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, will be held at The Venetian Macao from 26 to 28 November. This year’s GMBPF will enhance its business matching activities, which will be held both online … Continue reading "GMBPF Gathers High-Quality Products from Guangdong and Macao to Help Enterprises Promote Their Brands"
9 November 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says its two pavilions at the 4th China International Import Expo show the function of Macao as a place where China and the lusophone world can do business. The expo opened in Shanghai last Friday and will last until Wednesday. IPIM announced in writing last Thursday … Continue reading "IPIM pavilions in Shanghai show international role of Macao"
8 November 2021
The Qualified Domestic Limited Partners Overseas Investment pilot scheme in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong may lead to greater Chinese investment in lusophone countries, coursed through Macao, the Macao Daily News reports, citing Chi Tenghui, an official of the Guangdong-Macao Intensive Cooperation Zone. The zone is on Hengqin, an island in Guangdong which is … Continue reading "Scheme tipped to spur Chinese investment in lusophone world"
5 November 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$131.408 billion in the period from January to August 2021. It represented a 43.85 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$91.646 billion to China in the first eight months of 2021 – up by 38.26 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries tops US$131.408bln in January-August 2021"
5 November 2021
Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the Traditional Music and Dance Performance in the Community, featured in the programme of the 3rd “Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, will be held on 6 and 7 November (Saturday and Sunday), featuring a total of 8 performances to be presented at … Continue reading "Traditional Music and Dance Performance in the Community in Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries showcases the charm of Portuguese cultures and arts"
5 November 2021
Organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, the 3rd “Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, featured in the programme of the 3rd “Encounter in Macao – Arts and Cultural Festival between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries”, will be inaugurated in November, showcasing the diverse manifestations and the cutting-edge development of contemporary visual arts in China and Portuguese-speaking … Continue reading "“Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries” opens in November Diversified creations showcase the charm of contemporary art"
4 November 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says products of Portuguese-speaking parts of the world will be on show at the next Macao-Guangzhou Products Fair. IPIM announced in writing that the institute and the Guangzhou Municipal Commission of Commerce will jointly hold the fair at the Poly World Trade Centre in the southern … Continue reading "Guangzhou fair to show products of Portuguese-speaking world"
4 November 2021
An exhibition in Macao this month and next will show 36 works by 17 artists living in lusophone countries, the Macao SAR Cultural Affairs Bureau says. Paintings, installations, photographs, videos and sculptures by artists in Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Timor-Leste will be on show, according to a … Continue reading "Macao exhibition to display works by 17 lusophone artists"
3 November 2021
The third in a series of festivals celebrating the arts and cultures to be found where China and the Portuguese-speaking world intersect will be held in Macao this month and next, the Macao SAR Cultural Affairs Bureau says. The bureau and the Macao Government Tourism Office are jointly putting on the festival, according to a … Continue reading "Macao to show off arts, cultures of China, lusophone world"
27 October 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$109.475 billion in the period from January to July 2021. It represented a 40.96 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$76.065 billion to China in the first seven months of 2021 – up by 35.27 percent year-on-year. The value of China’s merchandise exports … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$109.475bln in January-July 2021"
27 October 2021
928 competition is co-organized by Fórum of Macau, City University of Macau, Shenzhen University and the United Nations University Institute in Macau. This is a university competition, that aims to build bridges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries through sustainability-oriented businesses. 9️ Cities from Great Bay Area in China (GBA) 2️ Special Administrative Regions (SAR) 8️ Portuguese Speaking Countries … Continue reading "928 Challenge – University Competition"
8 October 2021
A delegation led by Deputy Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao Mr Ding Tian travelled to the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province from September 22 to 25. The Permanent Secretariat held the “Enjoy Macau, enjoy opportunities from the Portuguese-speaking Countries” presentation session. The Permanent Secretariat also, together with the Macao Trade and … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao took part in Macao Week in Sichuan Chengdu, jointly held a session to boost exchanges between Portuguese-speaking Countries and mainland Chinese provinces and cities"
28 September 2021
Chinese companies are among the 60 enterprises that will be represented at the 24th International Fair of Cabo Verde, to be held in Praia from November 17 to 20, Inforpress reports. The Cabo Verdean state-run news agency quotes the executive director of the event, Angélica Fortes, as telling a news conference held in Mindelo on … Continue reading "International Fair of Cabo Verde draws Chinese companies"
28 September 2021
The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China wishes to work with Macao to look into prospects for economic engagement with the Portuguese-speaking world, the Macao SAR Government says. Guangxi Chairman Lan Tianli said so when he and Macao SAR Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng met in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu, according to … Continue reading "Guangxi seeks Macao help to engage with lusophone countries"