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Contents

05

From the Editor

Welcome to our ‘sustainability issue’, focusing on plastics and food

Economy

48 The entrepreneurs of tomorrow

Meet Macao’s next generation of business leaders and company founders

Sustainability Special

08 Dishing up the solutions

Macao is on its way to becoming more gastronomically sustainable

18

T he plastic revolution

Businesses, people and the government are battling the plastic problem

History

58 The lost civilisation

The once-forgotten Chinese region of Western Xia is a historical treasure

68 Macao’s golden grandfather

A new biography will chart the life and times of Pedro José Lobo

Politics

26

'One Country, Two Systems': A workable solution

74 Keeping us posted

The Macau Post and Telecommunications has been connecting the city with the world for 135 years

Ho Iat Seng will be sworn in as our new CE on 20 December

32

A n open-door policy

Wu Zhiliang, President of the Macao Foundations, talks ‘Lingnan’ culture

China

82 The Lychee: a fruitful history

The most Chinese of the world’s exotic fruits, the lychee is worth celebrating

Portuguese-speaking countries

38

A new beginning

São Tomé and Príncipe is opening itself up to a bright new future

Macao is going greener: see our Sustainability Special on p.6

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88 Lords of the dance

Macao’s International Youth Dance Festival 2019 was a feast for the eyes

Profile for Macaulink

Macao Magazine September 2019  

We have found alarming figures on plastic waste over the course of putting together this issue: 160,000 plastic bags are used every second a...

Macao Magazine September 2019  

We have found alarming figures on plastic waste over the course of putting together this issue: 160,000 plastic bags are used every second a...