14 July 2021
The Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) says it is inviting the submission of academic papers for presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Encounter with the Human Sciences & The 4th LinCog – International Symposium on Language and Cognition. The institute announced in writing yesterday that it is holding the online gathering jointly with the University of … Continue reading "Macao poly calls for papers for international academic event"
13 July 2021
The 9th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo (referred to as the “Expo” or “MITE”) culminated in success on Sunday (11 July). Held from 9 – 11 July, the three-day Expo admitted close to 24,000 spectators and facilitated signing of 39 contracts. A total of 4,974 business-to-business meetings were conducted while the cumulative view counts hit 7.81 … Continue reading "9th Macao International Travel (Industry) Expo culminated in success"
12 July 2021
The Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) and Macao Government Tourism Office jointly held on July 9 the “Promotion Seminar of Tourism Products from Portuguese-speaking Countries”. The event took place at 2pm in Cotai Expo’s Sicily Ballroom, at the Venetian Macao resort. The seminar aimed … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao and Macao Government Tourism Office jointly host ‘Promotion Seminar of Tourism Products for Portuguese-speaking Countries’"
12 July 2021
AS King Medical Products Ltd of Macao has been supplying masks to Portuguese-speaking parts of the world to protect their people against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Macao Daily News reports. AS King spent over US$1 million on building and equipping a factory in Macao to supply surgical masks to the city, to lusophone countries and … Continue reading "Macao-made masks help curb COVID-19 in lusophone countries"
9 July 2021
A Macao law firm, MdME Lawyers, says Sino-Portuguese business relations and their investment aspect will be discussed at a seminar the firm is jointly arranging with the Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry. MdME Lawyers says in a LinkedIn post that the seminar will be held next Wednesday at the Portuguese consulate-general in Macao. The … Continue reading "Seminar to mull COVID-19 effects on Sino-Portuguese business"
8 July 2021
Well Link Bank Chief Executive Chong Sio Fai says the Macao bank is aiming to forge business links between the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Portuguese-speaking world, Macau Business reports. The July issue of the magazine quotes Mr Chong as saying in an interview that Well Link Group Holdings Ltd is actively looking … Continue reading "Well Link Bank reveals business ambitions in lusophone world"
7 July 2021
After a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Macao International Documentary Film Festival is back on the calendar this year, and Portuguese-language productions are a feature of the programme. The festival, the fifth, is due to open on Friday and end on July 25. Among the Portuguese documentaries on the programme is “The … Continue reading "Macao International Documentary Film Festival returns"
6 July 2021
Portuguese law firm PRA-Raposo, Sá Miranda & Associados has set up a special desk for advising Chinese living in Portugal, the ECO website reports. The Portuguese news website says the lawyer in charge of the desk is a new partner in the firm, Lin Man of China, who previously ran the equivalent service at another … Continue reading "Portuguese law firm opens desk for Chinese expatriates"
5 July 2021
The Portuguese central bank says it has added Macao and Mozambique to its list of jurisdictions outside the European Union where Portuguese banks, in calculating their countercyclical reserves, must take into consideration their direct exposure to the non-financial private sector. A written announcement issued by the Bank of Portugal on Wednesday says countercyclical reserves are … Continue reading "Portugal’s financial regulator lists Macao as relevant jurisdiction for local banks"
5 July 2021
The inauguration ceremony for the “10 small pieces of land, independent, in the middle of the Atlantic” exhibition, featuring work by Cabo Verdean artist Eduardo Bentub, was held at the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Commercial and Trade Service Platform Complex on Friday, July 2, at 6.30pm. The event was organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum … Continue reading "Opening of exhibition by Cabo Verdean artist Eduardo Bentub as part of the ‘Lusophone Polychromes’ exhibition series"
2 July 2021
The Portuguese assistant coach of the Chinese national football team, Rui Mota, thinks the Chinese Football Association is on course to succeed in its ambition to make China a world footballing power by 2050, A Bola reports. The Portuguese newspaper quotes Mota as saying an enormous number of centres that train footballers to a high … Continue reading "Chinese football on the right track, Portuguese coach says"
1 July 2021
China Economic Information Service Senior Analyst Yu Hui thinks the plan to spur economic recovery in Portugal means chances for Chinese companies to invest there, notably in applying digital electronic technology, in exploiting the sea, and in healthcare, Jornal Económico reports. Ms Yu said so at a conference on new opportunities for Sino-Portuguese cooperation as … Continue reading "Opportunities seen for Chinese to bet on Portuguese recovery"
1 July 2021
The 17-day “News from the Forest” exhibition, featuring work by Portuguese artist Ana Jacinto Nunes, ended on June 27. It was part of the exhibition series “Lusophone Polychromes”, part of the 13th Cultural Week of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, organised by the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao. The exhibition by Ana Jacinto Nunes brought together … Continue reading "Exhibition by Portuguese artist Ana Jacinto Nunes concluded successfully"
30 June 2021
Chint Group Co. Ltd, a Chinese maker of electrical components, is among the five contenders to acquire the majority stake in Efacec Power Solutions SGPS SA of Portugal, the Dinheiro Vivo website reports. The Portuguese news website says Chint Group, Elsedewy of Egypt, Iberdrola of Spain, and DST and Sing-Investimentos Globais, both of Portugal, have … Continue reading "Chint Group a contender to run Efacec Power Solutions"
29 June 2021
The Portuguese tourism promotion agency, Turismo de Portugal, will hold a seminar online tomorrow to show Portuguese tourism businesses how they can use electronic technology to attract Chinese visitors, the agency says. Turismo de Portugal announced in writing that it is jointly putting on the seminar with NEST, which is the Portuguese tourism innovation centre, … Continue reading "How tech can help draw Chinese tourists to Portugal"
29 June 2021
Official data indicate that Macao residents held at the end of last year securities issued in Portugal or Brazil representing investment in those lusophone countries worth 494.1 million patacas (about US$61.7 million). Figures given by the Monetary Authority of Macao and the Macao Statistics and Census Service show the current market value of portfolio investments … Continue reading "Macao holdings of securities in lusophone world US$61.7 mln"
25 June 2021
The 32nd Enterprise Internationalization Forum will discuss today opportunities for partnerships linking businesses or institutions in Brazil, Portugal and China, the organisers of the videoconference say. Portugal-China Young Entrepreneurs Association President Alberto Carvalho Neto will tell the conference about how Brazil can exploit the growing ties between China and the Portuguese-speaking world to gain access … Continue reading "Partnerships linking Brazil, Portugal, China on the agenda"
25 June 2021
The organisers of the Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries have extended the deadline for submission of entries. 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 Studies of Macao Polytechnic Institute. Taking into account … Continue reading "Submission period extended for entries in Contest for Promotional Videos on Portuguese-speaking Countries"
23 June 2021
Macao businessman Wu Zhiwei intends to make a big investment in tourism in the Alenquer region of Portugal, near Lisbon, NOVO reports. The Portuguese publication quotes Mr Wu as saying he has begun expanding the cellar used by Quinta da Marmeleira, a maker of Portuguese wine he owns in Alenquer. Speaking as vice-president of the … Continue reading "Macao businessman to put money into tourism in Portugal"
23 June 2021
On June 18, the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) convened a meeting in Beijing. The meeting was headed by Mr Ding Tian, Deputy Secretary-General of Forum Macao. It was attended by Mr Li Xiaohui, Deputy Director of the Department of Taiwan, Hong Kong and … Continue reading "Forum Macao hosts meeting in Beijing"