15 June 2020
The Macau Association of Banks signed on Wednesday a cooperation protocol to let its members use the system developed by the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) for automatically translating Chinese into Portuguese and vice-versa, MPI says. A written announcement by MPI quotes the head of the banking association, Ip Sio Kai, as saying the use of … Continue reading "Macao banks to use MPI automatic translation system"
12 June 2020
The members of the board of the newly established Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce have taken office on Wednesday in a ceremony in the central Portuguese town of Condeixa-a-Nova, where the chamber will have its headquarters, Notícias de Coimbra reports. The Portuguese news website says the members include former Macao Legislative Affairs Office director Jorge … Continue reading "Board of Sino-Portuguese chamber for SMEs takes office"
11 June 2020
In order to demonstrate Macao’s advantages as the Sino-Portuguese financial service platform and boost industry-academia development in higher education, on 10 June 2020, the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) and The Macau Association of Banks (ABM) signed the Cooperation Protocol on the ‘Chinese-Portuguese/Portuguese-Chinese Official Document Translation System’ and the Protocol on ‘The Macau Association of Banks … Continue reading "Macao Polytechnic Institute and The Macau Association of Banks Sign Protocol on Machine Translation System for ‘Finance + Technology’ Development"
10 June 2020
The Portuguese municipality of Cascais, near the country’s capital, Lisbon, has imported manufacturing units from China for making masks meant to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus among its people, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reports. The French news agency quotes Mayor Carlos Carreiras of Cascais as saying the units can make 5 million masks a … Continue reading "Portuguese city makes masks on Chinese machines"
4 June 2020
Sino-Spanish joint venture Tayan Energy will invest 700 million euros (about US$782.2 million) in building over one gigawatt of solar power generating capacity in Spain, Portugal and Italy, Lusa reports, citing a written announcement by the company. The Portuguese news agency says Tayan Energy and Inovolt Ltd of Britain will jointly pursue solar power projects … Continue reading "Tayan Energy to give Portugal 650MW of solar power capacity"
3 June 2020
The Portugal-China SMEs Chamber of Commerce is working on setting up a fund containing 10 million euros (about US$11.1 million) for investment in agribusiness and tourism in Portugal, Lusa reports, citing the head of the chamber, Chow Y Ping. The Portuguese news agency quotes Mr Chow as saying in an interview that he hopes the … Continue reading "Sino-Portuguese chamber aiming to set up 10 mln euro fund"
2 June 2020
The operator of the metropolitan railway in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto, Metro do Porto, will begin in the second half of next year trials of new passenger coaches built by China Railway Rolling Stock Corp. (CRRC), the China Daily reports, citing the Chinese state-owned maker. The Chinese state-run newspaper quotes CRRC as saying … Continue reading "Oporto metro to start trials of Chinese-made coaches in 2021"
2 June 2020
China Three Gorges Corp. (CTG) and Energias de Portugal SA (EDP) are jointly building wind farms in Brazil, Reuters reports, quoting the vice-president of CTG’s Brazilian unit, Evandro Vasconcelos. The news agency quotes Mr Vasconcelos as saying in a webcast on Thursday that Chinese state-owned CTG is considering expanding its investment in wind power and … Continue reading "CTG, EDP investing in wind power generation in Brazil"
1 June 2020
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$31.968 billion in the period from January to March 2020. It represented a 5.13 percent decline year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$23.227 billion to China in the first three months of 2020 – a decline of 5.15 percent year-on-year. … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries tops US$31.97bln in January-March 2020"