Sunday, July 22, 2018

PORTUGUESE PASSPORT TOP RATED

According to Passport Index 2017 of the Henley & Partners consultant, the Portuguese passport is among the best in the world, sharing the fifth...

Portugal’s opposition party elections: Rui Rio is the new leader

Portugal’s Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate, Rui Rio, defeated former prime minister Pedro Santana Lopes, in the members election for leadership of the main...

Sardine: the Elusive Catch

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended that sardine fishing in Portugal should be suspended for a minimum of...

Fado ”EMBUÇADO” singer dies

The portuguese fado singer João Ferreira-Rosa died last Sunday in Lisbon. He was 80. João Ferreira-Rosa started his career in 1961, when he performed for...

Shell returns to Portugal

Oil giant Shell is planning a return to the Portuguese market this year, 13 years after selling its petrol stations in the country to...

Tourist tax to fund Eurovision in Lisbon next year

The nightmare question of how to fund the Eurovision Song Contest after Portugal’s spectacular win in Kiev last May has finally been settled. With...

NRP Corte Real completes refit

Portugal’s state-owned shipyard Arsenal do Alfeite has completed a major overhaul and dry-docking activities on the Portuguese Navy’s Vasco da Gama-class MEKO 200PN frigate...

Brazilian entrepreneurs invest in Portugal

Portugal has become the best choice of Brazilian entrepreneurs, the main reasons being security and tax incentives but more importantly because it is a...

Autoeuropa workers stage strike

Workers at the Autoeuropa car assembly plant just south of Lisbon are staging a strike against having to work an extra day. The decision to...

Portuguese school of Macau damaged by Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato tipped across southern China on Wednesday, battering Hong Kong and Macau, shaking skyscrapers, flooding streets and forcing thousands to flee to shelters. Chaos...

Portugal’s long blazing Summer

Many people ask themselves why Portugal is plagued by more wildfires than larger countries in Europe, which is as much as half of the...

Portuguese woman dies in Barcelona attack

An elderly Portuguese woman has been confirmed as being one of the 14 victims of the terror attacks that took place in Barcelona on...

Ariana Grande buying property in Lisbon?

Rumor has it Ariana Grande is looking to buy property in Lisbon. According to newspaper Correio da Manhã, Grande attended last week’s Meo Sudoeste to...

Falling tree kills 11 in Madeira

At least 11 people are reported to have been killed by a falling tree during a religious festival on Madeira. Another 35 people are also said to...