3 August 2021
Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste Xiao Jianguo says Timorese athletes are most welcome to compete in Winter Olympics due to be held in Beijing next year, his embassy says. Mr Xiao and a Timorese government official holding a sport portfolio, Abrão Saldanha, met last Thursday, and the ambassador told Mr Saldanha that China would do all … Continue reading "Warm welcome awaits Timorese at Beijing Winter Olympics"
2 August 2021
Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste Xiao Jianguo expects closer Sino-Timoresecooperation within the framework of the Chinese Belt and Road initiative, his embassy says. The Chinese Embassy in Dili issued on Wednesday a written statement quoting Mr Xiao as saying so the day before, at a meeting of representatives of Timor-Leste and foreign contributors to development of … Continue reading "Closer Sino-Timorese cooperation on infrastructure forecast"
30 July 2021
With the aim of promoting further cooperation between enterprises of China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, the Permanent Secretariat of Forum for Economic and Trade Co-operation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries (Macao) organised on July 27 a Webinar on Business Cooperation between Jiangsu and Portuguese-speaking Countries, themed “Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries and … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao organises ‘Webinar on Business Cooperation between Enterprises from China and Portuguese-speaking Countries’"
28 July 2021
Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste Xiao Jianguo has expressed the support of China for the Timorese bid to join the World Trade Organization, his embassy says. A Facebook post by the Chinese Embassy in Dili quotes Mr Xiao as voicing Chinese support when he and Timorese Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Joaquim Amaral met last Saturday. … Continue reading "Envoy voices Chinese backing for Timorese membership of WTO"
27 July 2021
The Belt and Road Infrastructure Development Index Report 2021 shows that the China-Portuguese-speaking Countries Co-operation and Development Fund has spurred investment by Chinese companies in Portuguese-speaking markets, the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, or IPIM, says. The document shows that the fund managers have focused on investment in infrastructure, clean energy and healthcare, according … Continue reading "Fund spurs Chinese investment in lusophone world"
26 July 2021
Trade in merchandise between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries reached US$38.491 billion in the period from January to March 2021. It represented a 20.41 percent increase year-on-year, according to data from China Customs. Portuguese-speaking Countries sold goods worth US$25.283 billion to China in the first three months of 2021 – an increase of 8.86 percent year-on-year. The value … Continue reading "Trade between China, Portuguese-speaking Countries tops US$38.49bln in January-March 2020"
26 July 2021
The parallel session on “Giving full play to Macao’s role as a platform in promoting the joint implementation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative”, part of the official programme of the 12th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum (IIICF), was held at the Venetian Macao’s convention and exhibition centre, on … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao hosts parallel session on “Giving full play to Macao’s role as a platform in promoting the joint implementation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative”"
26 July 2021
The Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) says it will present a series of public lectures by renowned academic authorities on various aspects of China and the Portuguese-speaking world. The institute announced in writing yesterday that Forum of Higher Education Management in Portuguese-speaking Countries and Regions President Margarida Mano would give the first lecture, entitled “Global Challenges … Continue reading "Macao poly lectures to cover nexus of China, lusophone world"
15 July 2021
China has turned over to Timor-Leste the transmission system for terrestrial broadcasts there of digital television, ANTIL reports, citing the Timorese Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Social Communication. The ministry says the broadcasts will reach an audience of over 200,000 to begin with, according to the Timorese state-run news agency. China will keep giving technical … Continue reading "China hands over digital television network to Timor-Leste"
14 July 2021
Deputy Secretary-General of the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao Mr Paulo Jorge Rodrigues do Espírito Santo – together with the Representatives of the Portuguese-speaking Countries at the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao, and their respective families – visited on July 12 a photography exhibition in Macao celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist … Continue reading "Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao visits ‘100 Years of the Communist Party of China’ photo exhibition"
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"
25 June 2021
A tanker has delivered 13,800 tonnes of diesel oil to Timor-Leste, the first shipment there of diesel supplied by state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the company says. The diesel is fuel for the Betano power station in southern Timor-Leste, where it was delivered last week, CNPC announced in writing yesterday. The company says a … Continue reading "CNPC makes its first delivery of diesel to Timor-Leste"
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"
24 June 2021
Timorese Ambassador to China Abrão dos Santos believes the economic development of China has benefited his people by creating opportunities for Sino-Timorese cooperation in the fields of infrastructure, farming, fishing and education, the People’s Daily says. A report carried by the international edition of the Chinese Communist Party newspaper on Monday quotes Mr dos Santos … Continue reading "Envoy values opportunities China creates for Timor-Leste"
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"
21 June 2021
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade President Gao Yan has called for Macao to intensify its effort to serve as a place where China and the Portuguese-speaking world do business, the Macao SAR Government says. The government issued a written statement quoting Ms Gao as telling the 2021 Mainland-Macao Business Associations Joint Conference, … Continue reading "Macao urged to work harder to spur international trade"
17 June 2021
Timor-Leste has begun inoculating its people against COVID-19, using the CoronaVac vaccine devised by Sinovac Biotech Ltd of China, Xinhua reports. The Chinese state-run news agency quotes Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste Xiao Jianguo as saying those with priority when mass vaccination began on Monday included teachers and tertiary students. The report says Timorese Defence Minister … Continue reading "Timor-Leste begins mass inoculation using Chinese vaccine"
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"