1 December 2021
Macao businessman Kevin Ho King Lun hopes to invest in more lusophone countries to help Macao perform its function as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, the Guangzhou Daily reports. The Chinese state-run newspaper quotes Mr Ho as saying so at the opening last Saturday of the 2021 Asia Youth … Continue reading "Kevin Ho hopes to invest more widely in the lusophone world"
29 November 2021
President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique and President Lazarus Chakwera of Malawi have got together in Balaka, in southern Malawi, to ceremonially start construction of a link between the Mozambican and Malawian power grids, Mr Nyusi’s government says. The link will consist of a 400 kW power transmission line 218 km long, costing US$127 million, and … Continue reading "Work on linking Mozambican, Malawian power grids begins"
29 November 2021
The organisers of the 2021 Portuguese-Speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (Macao), or PLPEX, have issued for the first time a list of recommended wines produced in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. The institute announced in writing on Wednesday that the organisers of the Global … Continue reading "List of recommended wines of the lusophone world published"
29 November 2021
The Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), and the Department of Commerce of Guangdong Province, jointly hosted the “2021 Guangdong & Macao Branded Products Fair – Portuguese-speaking Countries Product Promotion” at the Venetian Macao’s convention and exhibition centre, on November 26. Among the guests attending the event were: … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao hosts Portuguese-speaking Countries product promotion to help companies explore Greater Bay Area market via Macao"
26 November 2021
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd of China has given about 150 civil servants in Mozambique a course of training in information and communication technology, the Chinese Foreign Ministry says. The trainees were presented on Monday with certificates and prizes they earned, according to a written statement posted on Weibo by the section of the ministry that … Continue reading "Mozambican civil servants complete Huawei course on ICT"
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”"
23 November 2021
Chinese-owned Tiger Group has opened a highway services area under its Tian Hai sign in Katembe, on the outskirts of Maputo, the Carta de Moçambique website says. The complex has a filling station, a big convenience store, a fast-food restaurant, oil change and car wash services, an automotive parts shop and a motor vehicle dealer, … Continue reading "Tiger Group opens fifth highway services area in Mozambique"
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"
19 November 2021
A South Korean shipyard has ceremonially bid bon voyage to a floating facility for producing and storing liquefied natural gas, which will be put to work off the coast of northern Mozambique, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the facility is due to start operating in the Coral gas field in the Rovuma Basin … Continue reading "Floating LNG production facility bound for Mozambican waters"
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"
16 November 2021
12Representatives of China and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have turned over to the Mozambican authorities eight schools, three marketplaces, 17 homes and other infrastructure damaged by Cyclone Idai in 2019, which the UNDP has rebuilt with Chinese money, the Chinese Embassy in Maputo says. Chinese Ambassador to Mozambique Wang Hejun was among the dignitaries … Continue reading "China, UNDP rebuilds storm-damaged Mozambican infrastructure"
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"
9 November 2021
On the programme of entertainment meant for the local communities in four parts of Macao at the weekend were Brazilian, Mozambican, Portuguese and São Toméan traditional songs and dances, performed by Macao singers and dancers, the Macao SAR Cultural Affairs Bureau says. The bureau announced in writing last Thursday that the eight performances on the … Continue reading "Songs, dances of lusophone world intended for Macao people"
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"