June 12, 2024
  • 4:02 am COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS TO ENTER PANAMA
  • 7:40 am Dinner Reception organized by the Consulate General of Panama in Hong Kong to welcome IMO Secretary-General, Arsenio Dominguez
  • 3:00 am MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING SIGNED BETWEEN PANAMA AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES OFFERS NEW BENEFITS FOR THE VESSELS OF THE PANAMANIAN REGISTRY
  • 3:06 am The Panamanian flag is flying on 16% of the world’s ships fleet
  • 6:51 am Panama is the venue of the “XXIII meeting of the Agreement Committee and Administrators of Information Centers as well as Technical Work Groups” of the Viña del Mar Agreement.
  • 4:49 am Panama continues to be the leader in flag ship registry with 8,662 vessels
Hong Kong
Panama

H. E. Mr. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen

President of the Republic of Panama

H.E. Ms. Janaina Tewaney Mencomo

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Panama


Country Official Name

Republic of Panama ( ENG )
República de Panamá ( SPA )

Capital

Panama City

President

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

Language

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

Currency

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

Exchanges Rate

1 Balboa = 1 US$