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São Tomé and Príncipe
Briefings and training
19 September 2022
Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre (CCCM) – CL Brief collaboration*
Carmen Amado Mendes* The China-Lusophone Brief will publish a series of articles this week, as the result of collaboration with the Macau Scientific and Cultural Centre (also known as CCCM).
16 September 2022
China donates EUR 13.9 million to Mozambique and cancels EUR 7 million debt
China will donate the equivalent of EUR 13.9 million to Mozambique and cancel debt owed by the African country worth EUR 7 million under agreements signed in Maputo between the two countries.
13 September 2022
Chinese holder of golden visa in Portugal used 3 identities in China
Ex-convict Feng Shen, who is accused of using false professional credentials to obtain a golden visa in Portugal and swindle both Portuguese and Chinese nationals, has been using three different identities in China.
30 August 2022
“China-related business” hurts Haitong bank´s results in Portugal
Haitong bank closed the first half of 2022 with net loss increasing and operating income falling, due to "China-related business".
11 August 2022
BNU Macau shows first-half profit of MOP 128 million
Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) in Macau recorded a profit of MOP 128.1 million in the first half of 2022, down 41.6 per cent year-on-year, according to data released today.
19 July 2022
China´s Binance hiring in Portugal while awaiting central bank approval
China´s Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency broker, is in a recruitment process to start operations in the Portuguese market.
19 July 2022
Appeal Court in Portugal upholds Haitong fine
The Lisbon Court of Appeal confirmed a fine of EUR 400,000 for Haitong Bank, formerly Banco Espírito Santo International (BESI), in connection with the sale of ESI and Rioforte commercial paper in Espirito Santo banks in Portugal.
14 July 2022
No divestment in Portugal foreseen, Fosun chairman says
Fosun chairman Guo Guangchang says “no divestment is foreseen in Portugal”, where the company owns multiple assets, including in banking and insurance.
12 July 2022
African governments owe three times more debt to private lenders than China
African governments owe three times more debt to Western banks, asset managers and oil traders than to China, and are charged double the interest, according to research by Debt Justice.