30 April 2020
Banco Nacional Ultramarino bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint promotion of business between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, according to a statement by the issuing bank.
21 April 2020
The 2020 Lines of Government Action, the first presented under the new chief executive, Ho Iat Seng, essentially retain that central role and opens new avenues for their development, like a Renminbi-denominated stock market and e-commerce platforms.
01 April 2020
In Africa, Jack Ma and the Alibaba Foundation have taken center stage in supplying medical masks, Covid-19 tests and other protective kit to countries with fragile health systems. Just a few days after the gear arrived in Ethiopia for redistribution in the continent, all lusophone countries were stocked up.
06 March 2020
Guinea-Bissau has a new government, supported by a parliamentary majority, formed by the newly inaugurated president, Umaro Sissoco Embaló. Malam Sambu, the country’s long time ambassador to Beijing, is set to take over the key government folder of Fisheries.
14 November 2019
Guinea-Bissau's political turmoil reach new heights, with the nation on the verge of a military coup in the run-up of the presidential election — companies from China and other countries look closely at what the political stalemate's end might mean for business opportunities, including oil exploration.
26 September 2019
A new alliance agreement between Europe and Africa will level the playing field for them in African countries after complaints that Chinese official credit lines make them less competitive vis-a-vis Chinese counterparts in African countries.