17 June 2021
The Wine Society of Macau and event organiser DOC DMC Macau will put on this month a two-day event called Taste Portugal, with a view to promoting sales in Macao of Portuguese food and wine, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the event, at the D’Ouro Portuguese restaurant in Macao, will match Portuguese wines … Continue reading "Sales of Portuguese food and wine to be promoted in Macao"
17 June 2021
The City University of Macau Institute for Research on Portuguese-speaking Countries is getting ready to publish an academic study on Guinea-Bissau written in Chinese, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency says the study is one of a series giving an academic basis for cooperation by China and the lusophone world. The institute published last week … Continue reading "City University of Macau to publish study on Guinea-Bissau"
16 June 2021
Three aspects of the intangible cultural heritage of Macao, including Macanese cuisine and theatre in Patuá, have been added to the Chinese official list of national intangible cultural heritage, the Macao Cultural Affairs Bureau says. The bureau announced in writing that the State Council, or cabinet, proclaimed the additions, all proposed by Macao, last week. … Continue reading "Aspects of Macanese culture achieve national recognition"
11 June 2021
The average price per transaction paid by Chinese buyers of real estate in Portugal last year was over 373,000 euros (about US$454,000), the most paid by buyers of any foreign nationality, the Notícias ao Minuto website reports, citing the findings of a study by the Portuguese Resorts Association. Among the various sets of foreign buyers … Continue reading "Chinese buyers splash out on real estate in Portugal in 2019"
11 June 2021
The branch of the Confucius Institute at the University of Lisbon has held the Portuguese heat of the 20th Chinese Bridge, an annual contest among students of Chinese language and culture around the world, the Chinese Embassy in Lisbon says. The embassy, one of the organisers, says in a written statement issued on Tuesday that … Continue reading "Portuguese heat of Chinese language contest held in Lisbon"
10 June 2021
Representatives of the Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce and the Angola-China Chamber of Commerce will sign tomorrow a cooperation agreement, the Sino-Portuguese chamber says. The chamber announced in writing that the signing will be a feature of the celebration of the first anniversary of its founding, to be held in Condeixa-a-Nova in central Portugal, and … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese, Sino-Angolan chambers agree to cooperate"
9 June 2021
The Portuguese National Association of Pêra Rocha Producers intends to start next year a sales promotion drive meant to tap primarily the Chinese market for the variety of pear its members grow, Xinhua reports. The Chinese state-run news agency quotes the head of the association, Domingos dos Santos, as saying the drive will cost 430,000 … Continue reading "Portuguese growers of pears aim to kickstart sales in China"
8 June 2021
A feature of Macao Week in Shanghai, which ends today, was a day-long business-matching event there at which deals were struck by Macao sellers of products of the Portuguese-speaking world, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. Over 110 representatives of companies in Macao and Shanghai gathered last Thursday to attend 96 … Continue reading "Goods from Portuguese-speaking world find buyers in Shanghai"
8 June 2021
Representatives of 20 companies in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area attended a seminar about wines made in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. The seminar, at the IPIM office in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, heard about wines sold by five distributors in Macao, … Continue reading "Guangzhou event hears about wines from lusophone countries"
8 June 2021
Sino-EU relations, governance of the European Union and global governance were among the topics discussed at a conference held by the University of Macau and attended by 17 academics belonging to institutions in Macao, mainland China, Britain and Portugal, the university says. Institute of European Studies of Macau President José Luís Sales Marques told the … Continue reading "University of Macau conference discusses Sino-EU relations"
7 June 2021
The Tâmega and Sousa Business Council in northern Portugal and the Portugal-China Small and Medium Enterprises Chamber of Commerce have agreed to cooperate, the council says. The council announced in writing that the parties to the agreement, signed on Tuesday, will together find opportunities for enterprises in the Tâmega and Sousa area to do business … Continue reading "Agreement meant to help part of Portugal tap Chinese markets"
7 June 2021
Soochow University in eastern China, the City University of Macau and the University of Évora in Portugal have jointly held online a conference on the conservation of Sino-Portuguese cultural heritage, the Macao Daily News reports. The newspaper says the China-Portugal Joint Laboratory of Cultural Heritage Conservation Science put on the conference on Wednesday under the … Continue reading "Conference discusses Sino-Portuguese cultural heritage"
4 June 2021
The “Macao Week in Shanghai” was grandly unveiled on 3 June. Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region, Ho Iat Seng, officiated the opening ceremony. The Macao Week in Shanghai presents a mega roadshow along Yuanmingyuan Road Pedestrian Street at Waitanyuan, Huangpu District in Shanghai from 3 – 7 June, to promote Macao as … Continue reading "“Macao Week in Shanghai” is grandly unveiled to promote Macao as a safe and quality destination among Mainland residents"
3 June 2021
The “Macao Week in Shanghai” will be unveiled today to promote Macao’s diverse dimensions of “tourism +” and raise the city’s profile as a heathy, safe and quality destination in Shanghai. Among the highlights, the gastronomic promotion entitled “Macao Week in Shanghai — Taste of Macao Food Promotion” will be held from 4 – 17 … Continue reading "“Macao Week in Shanghai – Taste of Macao Food Promotion” presents Macao’s signature delicacies"
2 June 2021
Chinese maker of mobile phones Xiaomi Corp. says that in the next few years it means to expand its retailing chain in Portugal to 22 shops, twice the number it has now, the Dinheiro Vivo website reports. The Portuguese news website says Xiaomi opened last month two shops in central Portugal, one in Coimbra and … Continue reading "Xiaomi retailing chain in Portugal to grow to 22 shops"
1 June 2021
Medway Transportes e Logística SA of Portugal and the operator of the railway network in China have formed a partnership to start a regular service carrying freight between China and Portugal by train, Medway says. The service will link the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu to Valongo, Entroncamento and Bobadela in Portugal, Medway announced last … Continue reading "New service to take freight from China to Portugal by train"
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
Using the deep-water Port of Sines in Portugal gives Chinese enterprises intending to tap European markets big advantages, the China Daily reports, citing José Luís Cacho, who is in charge of administering the port. The Chinese state-run newspaper quotes Mr Cacho as telling a conference on Tuesday about Sino-European engagement that services connect Sines with … Continue reading "Attractions of Port of Sines for Chinese traders spelt out"
28 May 2021
An international conference on Sino-EU cooperation in matters of health under the auspices of the Chinese Belt and Road initiative is taking place today at the University of Aveiro in Portugal, the organisers say. The organisers announced in writing that Portuguese Minister for Territorial Cohesion Ana Abrunhosa is attending, along with academics and authorities in … Continue reading "Conference in Portugal on Sino-EU cooperation on health"
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"