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Macau | Land title for purchased land in Cambodia still being transferred, Cape Verde resort project construction going smoothly – Macau Legend

The President of Macau Fisherman’s Wharf International Investment Ltd, Melinda Chan Mei Yi, said today that the land rights from the land purchased by Macau Legend Development Ltd in Siem Reap, Cambodia for an integrated resort project were still being transferred, while providing some updates on the groups Cape Verde and Portugal projects

Portugal: Yellow alert for the Algarve

Portugal's Algarve region is to have a yellow alert in the upcoming days because of high seas and a moderate risk of fires, according to the Portuguese weather service (IPMA)

Macau | Legislator suggests members of the Legislative Assembly visit the Portuguese parliament

Legislator José Pereira Coutinho revealed on Tuesday that it has proposed to the President of the Legislative Assembly that an official delegation of local legislators should visit the Portuguese national and regional parliaments in order to better understand the legislative process in the country that inspired local jurisdiction

Macau | Angola to close commercial offices in Portugal, Brazil and Macau

The Angolan trade minister said today that all commercial representations of Angola abroad, including Portugal, Brazil and Macau, will be closed until the February 28 month, being replaced by a Commercial Attaché at the respective embassies

Portugal: More than two thousand people participate in the celebration of the Chinese New Year in Lisbon

More than two thousand people attended the parade that is part of the Chinese New Year festivities and visited a traditional Chinese fair.

Macau | Gov’t suggests that Portuguese athletes taking part in 2020 Olympic Games of Tokyo should practice in Macau

The Secretary of Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam has suggested to the Portuguese Minister of Education that Portuguese athletes should practice in the territory before the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Macau | Portuguese and local schools twin to reinforce exchange of experiences

Ten schools in Portugal and Macau, where Portuguese and Mandarin are taught, will carry out joint projects, exchanges and sharing of experiences between students and teachers under twinning protocols signed on Friday in Lisbon

Portugal: Normal retirement age to remain at 66 yrs 5 mths in 2020 – government

The retirement age in Portugal without pension penalties is to remain at 66 years and 5 months in 2020, according to a decree-law published on Friday that also confirms a cut in most early-retirement pensions of 14.67%

Macau | Diplomatic adviser recalls China-Portugal dealings over the city’s administration transfer

Former presidential advisor Carlos Gaspar told Lusa that Portugal wanted to "introduce differentiation factors" between Macau and Hong Kong when it negotiated the transfer of administration to China, namely on nationality for the locals

Brazilian government says that Portugal “can help in the redemocratization” of Venezuela

Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo told Lusa that Portugal "can help Venezuela's redemocratization process" by sensitizing European partners "to the urgency of a solution."

Portugal: Forum for Competitiveness slams ‘clear divergence’ from EU average

The Forum for Competitiveness, a Portuguese business group, on Friday criticised in a statement the "clear divergence of Portugal" from the European Union average, where income per head is concerned

Portugal: Country ‘can help re-democratise’ Venezuela – Brazil foreign minister

Brazil's foreign minister, Ernesto Araújo, told Lusa on Friday that Portugal "can help in the process of re-democratisation" of Venezuela, by pressing "the urgency of a solution" onto its fellow European Union members

Portugal: Bank resolved in 2016 if not for recapitalisation

Portugal's minister of finance, Mário Centeno, on Wednesday said in parliament that the state-owned bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos was close to resolution in 2016 if it had not been recapitalised to the sum of about €5 billion

Portugal: Al Gore to speak at wine, climate change international conference

Challenges the wine industry faces due to climate change are to be discussed at an international conference in Portugal's northern city of Porto and will have former U.S. vice president Al Gore as its keynote speaker

Macau | President Xi presence at 20th handover anniversary ceremonies shows MSAR importance to Chinese Central Gov’t – Portuguese representatives

Portuguese and local community representatives told MNA that President Xi Jinping's planned visit to the city in December to join the 20th anniversary handover celebrations shows the importance given to the city by the Chinese central government, but with the presence of the Portuguese President not considered likely

Exports in Cape Verde up 44.3pct in 2018 and Spain is the main destination

Exports in Cape Verde increased 44.3 per cent in 2018 compared to the previous year, with Spain still the main customer, while Portugal remains the country's main supplier, but registered a drop of 2,3 percentage points.

Portugal/Cape Verde: Officials mulling joint applications for EU research funds

Portugal and Cape Verde are reviewing the "real possibilities" of making joint applications for European Union research funding, Portugal’s secretary of state for foreign affairs and cooperation, Teresa Ribeiro, has said

Portugal: Country has second biggest rate of engineering grads – Eurostat

Portugal had the second biggest proportion of engineering graduates in 2016 in the European Union (EU), according to figures released on Friday by Eurostat

Portugal: Groups organise demonstration in Seixal ‘against police assaults, racism’

Around 100 people on Friday afternoon demonstrated outside the council in Seixal, in Setúbal district, protesting against alleged assaults and racism by local police and for decent housing

Portugal: Venezuela ‘needs free elections’ or EU will declare Guaidó president

Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro either agrees to hold free elections as soon as possible or the European Union (EU) will recognise that only opposition leader Juan Guaidó can do so, Portugal's minister of foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva said on Friday
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