13 May 2021
The Macao Pavilion at the first China International Consumer Products Expo, in the southern Chinese island province of Hainan, promoted sales of over 50 kinds of food and drink supplied by 13 producers in lusophone countries, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. IPIM set up the pavilion to show how Macao … Continue reading "Sales of food from lusophone countries promoted in Hainan"
11 May 2021
Institutions in Macao, mainland China and Portugal are jointly translating the first account by a Chinese of a long stay in Portugal and other parts of Europe, which was written in the late 18th century, Hoje Macau reports. The institutions are the University of Macau, the Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences and the Observatório da … Continue reading "Historical account of Portugal by a Chinese being translated"
10 May 2021
The Portuguese-speaking Countries Film Festival has opened in Shanghai with a Brazilian film, “Central Station”, the Fosun Foundation says. A social media post by the foundation says the film was shown on Wednesday in the Fosun Foundation building in Shanghai. The foundation says screenings of two Portuguese films, “Mother Knows Best” and “Cats Don’t Have … Continue reading "Shanghai holds Portuguese-speaking Countries Film Festival"
10 May 2021
With the objective of contributing to the reinforcement of Macao’s role as a Sino-Lusophone cooperation platform and improving the knowledge of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao among Higher Education Institutions in Lusophone countries and regions, the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI), in partnership with the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, will host the 11th conference of FORGES (Forum of Higher … Continue reading "MPI co-hosts the 11th Conference of International Network of Higher Education Institutions of Portuguese Speaking Countries"
10 May 2021
The Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says it is beginning today a programme of promotion of products of the Portuguese-speaking world, notably food and drink. On the programme are six gatherings, to be held in the Portuguese-speaking Countries Food Products Exhibition Centre in Macao between today and July 25, and attended by … Continue reading "IPIM events to promote food produced in lusophone countries"
7 May 2021
Pictures taken by a Portuguese photographer living in Macao, Gonçalo Lobo Pinheiro, decorate new products made by Maven Skateboards of mainland China and sold by Macao retailer EXIT, the Macau News Agency (MNA) reports. The My City range of skateboards and t-shirts bears three black-and-white images taken by Mr Lobo Pinheiro, the news agency says, … Continue reading "Skateboards bear Portuguese photographer’s images of Macao"
6 May 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$25.028 billion in the period from January to February 2021. It represented a 17.09 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$16.128 billion to China in the first two months of 2021 – a rise of 2.57 percent year-on-year. The … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries nearly US$25.03bln in January-February 2021"
5 May 2021
Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries topped US$13.139 billion in the first month of 2021, an increase of 4.5 percent from a year earlier and a 2.14-percent rise from the previous month, according to data from China Customs. In January, the value of China’s imports from Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$8.254 billion, down by 0.24 percent year-on-year but … Continue reading "China, Portuguese-speaking Countries trade tops US$13.13bln in Jan 2021"
5 May 2021
Official data indicate that the value of merchandise exports by Macao to the Portuguese-speaking world grew to 291,400 patacas (about US$36,500) in the first quarter of this year, more than twice the value a year earlier. Figures published by the Macao Statistics and Census Service last week show that all first-quarter exports were domestic exports, … Continue reading "Q1 exports by Macao to lusophone world double to US$36,500"
4 May 2021
In late April 2021, Deputy-Secretary General of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao), Mr Ding Tian, led a Forum Macao delegation on a visit to Beijing. The delegation paid courtesy visits to, respectively, the Ambassadors or attachés in China of Angola, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao visits Beijing"
4 May 2021
The Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and the University of Porto in northern Portugal have together put out the second issue of Orientes do Português, the first international academic journal published in Asia in Portuguese, the MPI says. The new issue contains an article on the life and work of João Malaca Casteleiro, a Portuguese linguist … Continue reading "New issue of Asian academic journal in Portuguese published"
30 April 2021
A Portuguese lawyer in Macao, Frederico Rato, has become the first lawyer in the city to sit on the Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, which intends to mediate in trade disputes between parties in China and in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world, Lusa reports. The commission, over the Macao border in the mainland Chinese city of Guangzhou, … Continue reading "Macao lawyer to help settle international trade disputes"
29 April 2021
A delegation of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao), led by Deputy Secretary-General Mr Ding Tian, visited Jiaozhou city, part of Qingdao, from April 25 to 27. The delegation took part in the opening ceremony of the 2021 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation International Investment and Trade … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao visits Qingdao for economic and trade-related activities"
29 April 2021
China will be among the countries where activities will mark World Portuguese Language Day on May 5, Lusa reports, citing Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva. Over 150 events such as conferences, lectures, concerts, literary contests and academic gatherings will be held in 44 countries, the Portuguese news agency quotes Mr Santos Silva as saying. … Continue reading "World Portuguese Language Day to be observed in China"
28 April 2021
The Portuguese Football Federation, or FPF, and a Chinese social medium, Sina Weibo, have reached agreement on giving the Portuguese national football team greater publicity, the federation says. Sina Weibo will promote exclusive and original content about the Portuguese side among the growing number of Chinese fans of the team, according to a written statement … Continue reading "Sina Weibo to boost following of Portuguese football XI"
27 April 2021
The organisers of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries have extended the deadline for entries in the contest, from April 30 to May 14, 2021. The contest is jointly organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-Operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) and the Centre for Portuguese … Continue reading "Registration period for Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries extended"
27 April 2021
The governing body of the Confucius Institute has given awards to two lecturers at its branch at the University of Aveiro in central Portugal, the university says. The University of Aveiro announced in writing that each of the lecturers, Chen Xiaoping and Kang Siyu, received the Sino-foreign Language Exchange and Cooperation Centre Volunteer Teacher of … Continue reading "University of Aveiro staff win Confucius Institute awards"
26 April 2021
An agreement to cooperate in spurring economic engagement by Portugal and the northern Chinese province of Hebei has been struck by the Portugal-China Small and Medium Enterprises Chamber of Commerce and the Hebei Provincial Capital Research Association, the People’s Daily reports. The Chinese Communist Party newspaper says the agreement commits the parties to promoting trade … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese chamber, Hebei association to work together"
21 April 2021
The authorities in the mainland Chinese province of Guangdong gave Lektou permission for the Shenzhen office last month, according to a report carried by the news agency last week. The office will focus on the legal aspects of real estate, finance and foreign investment, the report says. It says the firm means to become more … Continue reading "Macao law firm Lektou opens office in Shenzhen"
19 April 2021
On the second anniversary of the announcement of the “Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”, in order to bring into play the advantages of Macao’s “Sino-Portuguese Platform”, and promote the “Greater Bay Area Portuguese Language Education Alliance” to the Lusophone countries to develop the Sino-Portuguese academic cooperation, the Centre for Portuguese … Continue reading "Macao Polytechnic Institute invites all interested participants to participate in “The Greater Bay Area Portuguese Language and Sino-Portuguese Academic Cooperation” online Forum"