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"
25 May 2021
The Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it will promote tomorrow a document entitled “Guidelines for European SMEs Seeking Research and Innovation Cooperation in China,” in cooperation with the the Portuguese Society for Innovation. The chamber announced online that a videoconference will give an overview of opportunities awaiting European small and medium enterprises in … Continue reading "Portuguese chamber advising SMEs on doing business in China"
24 May 2021
The Macao Scientific and Cultural Centre in Lisbon says it will hold online next Friday a conference on the designation of Macao as a UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation Creative City of Gastronomy. The centre posted on its website an announcement saying its head, Carmen Amado Mendes, will open the conference. The announcement says … Continue reading "Macao institution in Lisbon to hold gastronomy conference"
24 May 2021
In order to contribute to the reinforcement of the role of Macao as a basis for intercultural sharing and a platform for Sino-Lusophone cooperation, and with the aim of sharing with the Higher Education Institutions of Portuguese Speaking Countries and Regions the experiences of the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) in institutional quality improvement processes, the … Continue reading "MPI participates in Online Forum on Models and Experiences of Institutional Quality Assurance in Higher Education"
21 May 2021
Macao enterprises have struck deals to sell goods produced in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world to buyers in the city of Nanjing, capital of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, according to the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM. IPIM issued a written statement saying the deals were done in a business-matching session … Continue reading "Macao dealers sell products of lusophone world in Nanjing"
21 May 2021
Celebration of the Santo António Festival, which commemorates a 13th-century Portuguese Christian saint, will be revived in Macao this year after a long hiatus, Lusa reports. The Portuguese news agency quotes Consul-General of Portugal in Macao and Hong Kong Paulo Cunha Alves as saying so on Monday. The festival will be celebrated on June 12 … Continue reading "Festival commemorating Portuguese saint to return to Macao"
20 May 2021
The “Macao Week in Jiangsu” roadshow was held splendidly along the Pedestrian Street at Confucius Temple in Nanjing for four days in a row from 14 – 17 May, in tandem with the offline and online promotions to raise Macao’s profile as a healthy, safe and quality destination and attract Mainland visitors to Macao. The … Continue reading "“Macao Week in Jiangsu” abounds with spectators Radiating Macao’s “tourism +” glamour for four days"
20 May 2021
Governor Hui Jianlin of the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu believes Macao, by functioning as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world can do business, can help Jiangsu enterprises penetrate lusophone markets, the Macao SAR Government says. Mr Hui said so when he met Macao Secretary for the Economy and Finance Lei Wai Nong … Continue reading "Jiangsu wants Macao help to penetrate lusophone markets"
20 May 2021
The newly formed Science Promotion Association in Macao intends to support projects by researchers in the city, in mainland China and in Portuguese-speaking parts of the world, Plataforma Macau reports. The publication says the association will use its website to form a network of representatives of all the universities in Macao, and of universities elsewhere … Continue reading "Macao Science Promotion Association to back joint research"
18 May 2021
A demonstration of how to prepare Macanese and Portuguese food, a feature of Macao Week in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, was shown live online, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) says. The MGTO issued a written statement saying the demonstration was given last Saturday at the Jinling Hotel in the provincial capital, Nanjing, … Continue reading "Chef demonstrates Macanese, Portuguese cooking in Nanjing"
18 May 2021
Shanwei Cathay Food Industries Ltd has exported to Portugal 36 tonnes of frozen tilapia, the first frozen fish to be exported there from the southern Chinese city of Shanwei, the Shanwei Daily reports. The shipment passed Chinese customs, the newspaper says in a report it carried last week. The report says Shanwei Cathay Food exports … Continue reading "Shanwei Cathay Food begins exporting frozen fish to Portugal"
18 May 2021
Dance instructor Carolina Liu Chang, formerly of the Macao University of Science and Technology, is teaching today at the University of Minho in northern Portugal the second of four lessons she is giving in Chinese traditional dancing, the branch of the Confucius Institute there says. The branch issued a written statement saying the last two … Continue reading "University of Minho teaches Chinese traditional dancing"
17 May 2021
Samples of pork from Portugal and Spain are being displayed in four supermarkets in Beijing until the middle of next month as part of a campaign to promote sales in mainland China, the China Daily reports. The Chinese state-run newspaper says the pork went on display last week under the campaign slogan, “European pork, excellence … Continue reading "Beijing supermarkets promoting sales of pork from Portugal"
17 May 2021
The Brazilian Bar Association and the University of Coimbra Sino-Lusophone Academy in Portugal have held a one-day international conference on sustainable development and greater use of electronic technology, the association says. The association issued a written statement quoting its International Relations National Commission president, Claudio Lamachia, as telling the conference, held on Wednesday, that the … Continue reading "Lawyers in Brazil, academics in Portugal mull digital transition"