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Once a fishing town, Hengqin is now becoming an economic and business hub as investments, including from Macao, have been set in place to transform seven different sectors of development for the district.
Macao’s medical education is growing to meet international standards with Dr Manson Fok’s vision to improve medical training courses as well as provide students with opportunities for worldwide exposure.
The Sinulog Festival, one of the most popular religious celebrations in the Philippines, is held annually every third Sunday of January. In Macao, this tribute to the Child Jesus is also an occasion for the Filipino community to come together and ease the homesickness, while others take centre stage to shine as dancing queens.
The visit to Portugal by Chinese President Xi Jinping, 4–5 December 2018, was regarded by both governments as a landmark in the existing strategic cooperation.
In an exclusive interview with Macao Magazine, the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, speaks about relations with China, the role that Macao continues to play, and the opportunities for Portuguese entrepreneurs in the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative.