22 January 2021
The heavy sands processing facility in the northern Mozambican district of Chibuto will begin this week exporting titanium, Rádio Moçambique reports, citing Secretary of State in the province of Gaza, Amosse Macamo. The state-owned radio station quotes Mr Macamo as saying he expects the facility to export about 2 tonnes of titanium to Asia this … Continue reading "Chinese-backed Mozambican facility starts exporting titanium"
20 January 2021
The Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) is planning to publish online a handbook on investment, Xinhua reports, citing IPIM Executive Director Lei Chou Sam. The Chinese government-run news agency quotes Mr Lei as saying on Sunday the handbook will help enterprises penetrate markets in the Portuguese-speaking world, and will promote economic engagement. The … Continue reading "Online handbook to help businesses probe lusophone markets"
19 January 2021
The Mozambican subsidiary of China Railway 20 Bureau Group Corp. (CR20) has planted rice on 40,000 hectares of its Xai-Xai farm in southern Mozambique this season, 3,000 hectares more than last season, the Economic Daily reported on Friday. The Chinese state-run newspaper says the subsidiary, CR20 Moçambique Lda, began last June clearing abandoned farmland for … Continue reading "Chinese farm in Mozambique increases area planted with rice"
18 January 2021
The head of a Portuguese think-tank believes the European Union-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment will boost the performance by Macao of its functions as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, and as a place for cultural exchanges. Observatory for China president Rui Lourido says in an article he wrote for … Continue reading "Sino-EU investment accord good for Macao, academic says"
14 January 2021
Macao Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng believes Macao can help enterprises in the nearby southern Chinese city of Shenzhen to tap markets in the Portuguese-speaking world, his government said on Monday. The Macao government issued a written statement quoting Mr Ho as telling Shenzhen Municipal Committee secretary Wang Weizhong, that Macao is particularly keen to … Continue reading "Macao ready to help Shenzhen penetrate lusophone markets"
13 January 2021
A senior official of the southern Chinese city of Dongguan believes Macao can help his city engage with the Portuguese-speaking world in trade and other economic matters, the government of Macao said on Monday. The government issued a written statement quoting Dongguan Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee Chairman Liang Weidong as telling Macao Chief Executive … Continue reading "Dongguan views Macao as stepping stone to lusophone markets"
6 January 2021
Translations into Chinese of books written in Portuguese by Mia Couto of Mozambique and José Eduardo Agualusa of Angola are due to be published in mainland China this year, The Paper website reports. The Chinese state-owned website says CITIC Press Group, also owned by the Chinese state, intends to publish in August “The elegant terrorist … Continue reading "Chinese editions of Mozambican, Angolan fiction on the way"
6 January 2021
The China National Materials Group (Sinoma) Dugongo Cimentos cement works in Maputo’s Matutuíne district begun on Saturday a month and a half of trial runs, Jornal Notícias reports. The Mozambican newspaper quotes Dugongo Cimentos Deputy General Manager Isac Sá as saying production is due to begin next month at the initial rate of 2,000 tonnes … Continue reading "Sinoma begins trial runs of cement works in Mozambique"
4 January 2021
Chinese state-owned Sinohydro Bureau 11 Co. Ltd says it has finished work on improving the road network in the northern Mozambican city of Lichinga. The company issued a written announcement saying it worked on 15.32 km of roadway, widening a thoroughfare in Lichinga and building four byways. The announcement quotes Mozambican Vice-minister of Public Works … Continue reading "Chinese contractor completes road improvements in Mozambique"
31 December 2020
The government of the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan will send medical missions to Mozambique, Cabo Verde and Guinea-Bissau next year, the SCOL.com website reports. The Chinese website says the Chinese National Health Commission arranged for the medical missions. Each of the 35 medical staff involved has completed five months of training. The report quotes … Continue reading "Sichuan sending more medical missions to lusophone Africa"
28 December 2020
Chinese Ambassador to Mozambique Wang Hejun has said his country is willing to look into a new model for the financing of Sino-Mozambican cooperative projects, so that more such projects can be undertaken. The Chinese Embassy in Maputo issued a written statement quoting Mr Wang as saying so when he met Mozambican Economy and Finance … Continue reading "China amenable to new way of financing for Mozambican projects"
23 December 2020
The Chief Executive, Mr Ho Iat Seng, called for all sectors of Macao society to continue upholding their spirit of loyalty to the country and to Macao, joining forces to move forward and make the city a better home for Macao people. The Government would persist in adhering to the principle of “One country, two … Continue reading "CE calls for united effort to make city a better home for Macao people"
23 December 2020
The Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Teaching and Training Centre (CPC), Department of Portuguese, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau (UM), recently launched a new online column titled ‘Chinese-Portuguese Bilingual Theme-based Article Series’. The centre holds activities on a regular basis to promote Portuguese language learning as well as Chinese and Portuguese culture, in order to … Continue reading "UM launches bilingual online column to promote Chinese and Portuguese culture"
23 December 2020
18 December 2020
17 December 2020
The Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) Centre for Portuguese Studies has published a report entitled “Blue Book – Report on the Teaching of Portuguese in Higher Education Institutions in China (1960-2020)”, the institute says. The MPI announced in writing that the report is a comprehensive summary of its subject matter, including the contribution of Macao to … Continue reading "Report on teaching of Portuguese in Mainland China published"
16 December 2020
16 December 2020
The Sino-Mozambican agricultural technology demonstration centres in the Mozambican provinces of Maputo, Gaza and Sofala have given training to over 3,000 farmers, the People’s Daily reports. Chinese experts on agriculture have helped test over 80 varieties of crops such as rice, maize, cotton, soybeans and sesame on the show farms, the Chinese state-run newspaper says. … Continue reading "Over 3,000 farmers attend Sino-Mozambican training centres"
15 December 2020
StarTimes of China has turned over to the Government of Mozambique the satellite television service is has set up in that country, Xinhua reports. The Chinese government-run news agency says the service, 30 months in the making, brings television broadcasts to a potential audience of 2.5 million Mozambicans in 1,000 villages. The report quotes Mozambican … Continue reading "China-backed satellite TV project to benefit 2.5mln Mozambicans"
14 December 2020
Jointly organised by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and the Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, the three-day “2020 Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair” (2020GMBPF) concluded successfully on 13 December. This year’s event featured a wide range of activities and highlights with a lot of fun elements. Satisfied with the effects … Continue reading "“2020 Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair” Concludes Successfully: As a Platform the Fair Injects Vitality into the Economy During the COVID-19 Pandemic"