October 20, 2019
  • 5:41 pm First steps for collaboration and exchange with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 5:39 pm Helicopter Tour
  • 4:20 am Sharing with other countries of the Americas’ Consuls at the Cocktail Reception hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council on June 18
  • 12:42 am The Panama Maritime Authority awarded at the “Hellenic Maritime Center Award” in Greece!!
  • 6:32 am Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce – Americas Committee,
Hong Kong

H. E. Mr. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen

President of the Republic of Panama

H.E. Mr. Alejandro Ferrer López,

Minister of Foreign Affairs


Country Official Name
Republic of Panama ( ENG )
República de Panamá ( SPA )


Panama City

H. E. Mr. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen

Government Type 

The Republic of Panama is an independent State. Its government is unitary, republican, democratic and representative. It is composed of three governing areas the Executive, Legislative and Judicial
Area 75,517 sq. km.

Total Population

3,395,346 inhabitants

Time Difference
Panama is on U.S. Eastern Standard Time all year (GMT-5).
Comparing to Hong Kong, Panama is 13 hours behind the local time in HK


Official language: Spanish; but many Panamanians are also fluent in English 


Balboa (nominal currency); US dollar circulates all over the country

Exchanges Rate

1 Balboa = 1 US$