Premier Li Keqiang urged stronger cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking nations, with Macao playing a critical role as a connecting platform.
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The Macao government is supporting the unemployed by launching new initiatives such as a website with information on vacancies and job-application procedures.
A new generation of entrepreneurs is breathing life into Macao’s historic merchant’s street, fusing past and future together like nowhere else in the city.
Historian Ivo Carneiro de Sousa recalls the Dutch East India Company’s attempts to conquer Macao and control trade routes in Southeast Asia, how the battle took place and how the event was recalled by the Dutch, the Jesuits and the Dominican Friars.
A few years ago, colourful artist and businesswoman Jovinia António turned hurtful remarks into the driving force behind Stardust Journey. Now she is making an impression across Macao with her budding textile business, selling bold-patterned products based on personal stories and leading workshops that teach others her unique marbling technique.
Ink has been an important medium in Chinese culture for over two millennia. In ancient times, emperors, monks, scholars and artists mastered the marriage of precision, concentration and balance that calligraphy and ink painting demanded. Early forms evolved from scripting stately forecasts on tortoise shells and the shoulder blades of oxen to, in the latter […]
Chess in Macao was on its last legs until the Covid-19 pandemic renewed interest in the sport, particularly among local youth. Now, the Macau Chess Federation sees hope for the game’s future in the city.
The talented young designer has won awards and attracted clients at home and overseas, but he has his sights set on something bigger: providing new opportunities for Macao creators.
Portuguese-speaking countries want to replicate the success of China’s Special Economic Zones, a key part of the Asian giant’s economic boom. A new academic book published in Macao helps explain how.
The measures put in place by the Macao government since early 2020 – when the pandemic broke out – have resulted in very few Covid-19 cases and no deaths.