There are plenty of opportunities brewing for businesses involved in the American Chamber of Commerce, says its Macao-born chairman. From better integration with the Greater Bay Area, to getting involved with medical tourism at Macao’s brand new hospital.
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Macao’s tech training centre has partnered with two industry giants – Huawei and Alibaba Cloud – to upskill its local technology professionals. The programmes are being hailed as an important step towards becoming a ‘smart city’.
In a city once famed for its handcrafted wooden ships, the Lai Chi Vun shipyards are testament to a bygone era. After years of decay, they’ve been brought back to life as a living museum.
Plenty of doctors were born and raised in Macao, yet each one was educated outside of the city. That won’t be the case for much longer. Macau University of Science and Technology’s first class of aspiring doctors are more than halfway through their training.
Sun Star makes some of the best-known die-cast replicas of real cars in the world, including the time-travelling DeLorean. But it’s taken a very special model – the city’s own police car – to reignite interest on the company’s home turf.
A delegation of local journalists were invited to visit Guangzhou, Shaoguan, Dongguan, and Shenzhen – Macao’s partners in the Greater Bay Area.
It once held the Guinness World Record for having the highest 3D resolution. While this record has since been beaten, the planetarium keeps coming up with innovative ways to get kids and adults excited over outer space.
With strong foundations in pharmaceuticals, Macao is set to boost its medical sector – part of the government’s plan for economic diversification.
Can you truly understand a place without knowing its past? Meet the people keeping Macao’s fascinating history alive.
The MOP 235 million Guia Hill Pedestrian Tunnel is a boon for commuters, but an attraction in its own right – and a space where people gather to socialise.