25 January 2021
China Three Gorges Corp. (CTG) and Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) have put in place the first turbine of a wind farm they are building at sea off northeastern Scotland, which is the first big Chinese wind power project in Europe, CTG says. CTG announced in writing on Thursday that a cooperative effort succeeded in … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese wind farm springing up off Scotland"
22 January 2021
Portuguese Minister of the Environment and Energy Transition João Pedro Matos Fernandes and Chinese Minister of Water Resources E Jingping will jointly preside over the 8th High-Level Dialogue Conference of the China-Europe Water Platform (CEWP), which opens today, the CEWP says. The CEWP announced in writing that a seminar on cooperation in science and technology … Continue reading "Portugal, China co-chair Sino-European water conference"
21 January 2021
Guangxi Luobawang Food Co. Ltd of China aims to start soon exports to Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands of packaged snail rice noodles, a speciality of the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou, the Liuzhou Daily reports, quoting the manager in charge of sales abroad, Chen Zihao. The newspaper quotes Mr Chen as saying his company … Continue reading "Southern Chinese speciality to be exported to Portugal"
21 January 2021
A collection of short stories by Portuguese author António Correia, “Contos de Ou-Mun”, has been published in Macao in a single volume containing the original text in Portuguese and a translation into Chinese, Ponto Final reports. The Macao newspaper says the author lived in Macao for about 20 years. The report says the translator is … Continue reading "Dual-language edition of ’Contos de Ou-Mun’ on sale in Macao"
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"
20 January 2021
19 January 2021
China Central Television (CCTV) will air on February 3 the first episode of a new season of the Sino-Portuguese cartoon series, “Panda and Rooster”, The Paper website reported on Friday. The Chinese state-owned website says the government-run broadcaster announced in writing that the 52 episodes of the new season will be shown on its CCTV … Continue reading "New season of Sino-Portuguese cartoon series to air in China"
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"
13 January 2021
The Macao Higher Education Bureau says it has begun taking applications by students in tertiary education for places on a course for learners of the Portuguese language, to be held next summer in Portugal. The bureau announced in writing that the course is part of the effort by Macao to turn out qualified people bilingual … Continue reading "Macao to put on course in Portugal for language students"
11 January 2021
The Association for the Promotion of Chinese and Lusophone Languages and Cultures was formed in Macao on Wednesday to increase exchanges between China and the Portuguese-speaking world, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the association intends to help Macao perform its function as a point of contact between China and the lusophone world, and … Continue reading "Society set up in Macao to boost international exchanges"
11 January 2021
The first branch in Portugal of the Chinese-owned Miniso chain of variety shops opened in a shopping centre in the northern city of Gaia yesterday, the Grande Consumo website reports. The Portuguese website says the shop offered its first 50 customers special bargains. The report says several social media influencers attended the opening. Miniso has … Continue reading "Miniso chain opens Gaia branch, its first shop in Portugal"
8 January 2021
Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa said on Monday the European Union-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment guarantees reciprocal security of market opening, and investment relations that ensure and respect all security rules on both sides, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency quotes Mr Costa as saying in an interview: “If Europe wants to be a global … Continue reading "Portuguese PM points out China-EU investment deal benefits"
8 January 2021
The 12th Cultural Week of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, organised by the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, saw the Cultural Week employ for the first time, due to the pandemic, a two-pronged approach, namely online and offline formats. The Permanent Secretariat set up a website exclusively dedicated to the Cultural Week, that attracted more than … Continue reading "New approach to Cultural Week event bears remarkable fruit, with virtual cultural-exchange platform successfully introduced"
7 January 2021
The Portugal-China Small and Medium Enterprises Chamber of Commerce means to expand its network of representative offices in lusophone countries other from Portugal, Ponto Final reports, citing the chamber’s plan for this year. The Macao Portuguese-language newspaper says the plan also envisages the setting-up of funds to invest in agribusinesses, real estate, and the hospitality … Continue reading "Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce aims to expand"
6 January 2021
Analysts consider the management of Sino-EU relations to be an important task for Portugal, now that it has taken over the presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), Xinhua reports. The Chinese government-run news agency quotes economist António Casimiro of the University of Coimbra as saying Portugal must maintain what he describes as … Continue reading "Portugal faces key task of managing Sino-EU relations"
5 January 2021
The newly struck European Union (EU)-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment may increase the performance by Macao of its function as a place to do business, Bank of China Macao Branch Strategic Planning Department analyst Qi Wenhao says. In an article he wrote for a newspaper, the Macao Daily News, Mr Qi says Macao can facilitate … Continue reading "Analyst sees Sino-EU deal bringing more business to Macao"
31 December 2020
The European Union will give Angola 20 million euros (about US$24.58 million) over the next 36 months to help the effort to make the Angolan economy more diverse and spur its recovery, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the aid agreement was signed by Angolan Economy Minister Sérgio Santos and the EU chief representative … Continue reading "European Union giving Angola US$24.58 mln in economic aid"
29 December 2020
Chinese Chargé d’Affaires in Lisbon Xu Zhida has described the economies of China and Portugal as complementary, and the prospects for Sino-Portuguese cooperation as bright. A written statement issued by the Chinese Embassy in Lisbon quotes Mr Xu as saying so in an article he wrote for publication last week in a Portuguese newspaper, Público. … Continue reading "Chinese, Portuguese economies complementary, diplomat says"