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Madeira Island

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Divine at The Vine

Friday, 5 June, 2009, 12:00am

Madeira goes to the head

THE Portuguese explorers of the 15th century made many fine discoveries, but arguably none has proved quite so delightful as Madeira.

The ''pearl of the Atlantic'', 1,000 kilometres southwest of Lisbon, has been enchanting visitors for centuries.

Sun and wine are still the island's most famous attractions.

18 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Portugal in bid to boost its register

HONGKONG shipowners will find Portugal's new Madeira international shipping register (MAR) attractive after it undergoes some legislative amendments by June, says a Madeira Development Co spokesman.

28 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Madeira bid to woo investors

PORTUGAL is aggressively wooing Hongkong investors to Madeira island, which is being promoted as an international business centre, a fast developing free trade zone and an up-and-coming offshore financial centre.

27 Apr 1993 - 12:00am