Interview “Portugal may become the permanent home of Web Summit”
Paddy Cosgrave, CEO of Web Summit, dismisses "controversy" with the payment of 11 million by the Portuguese State in the 100% online event and refuses to change location.
5G auction deadline ends on Friday with operators contesting
The deadline for submitting bids for the 5G auction ends on Friday, in a major challenge from incumbent telecoms operators, who have brought several court cases.
5,444 new cases and 67 deaths by Covid-19 in Portugal
The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 5,444 new cases.
EU assesses if Portugal complies with Novo Banco’s contracts
The European Commission is assessing whether Portugal's commitments towards Novo Banco are honoured.
Intermunicipal travel ban between November 27 and December 2
Due to pandemic crisis, travel between municipalities in mainland Portugal is prohibited between 11 pm on Friday (November 27) and 5 am on Wednesday (December 2).
China’s CCCC buys 23% stake in Mota-Engil for 169.4 million
Chinese construction company signs contract to buy 23% stake in Mota-Engil for 169.4 million euros.
Yields at record lows for two-, five-, 10-year bonds
The yields on Portuguese government debt on Friday reached new all-time lows.
Socialist party passes budget without any outside support
The Portuguese State Budget for 2021 was approved in parliament only with the Socialist Party voting in favour.
Novo Banco: what’s at stake with parliament’s decision
Portugal's parliament has decided to cancel the transfer of €476 million from the bank Resolution Fund to Novo Banco, and has put the contract between the bank and Lone Star in jeopardize.
6,383 new cases and 82 deaths by Covid-19 in Portugal
The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 6,383 new cases.
EU Presidency wants immediate response to crisis
The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union wants to prioritize the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Parliament annuls transfer of €476M to Novo Banco
The Portuguese parliament has decided to cancel the transfer of €476 million from the bank Resolution Fund to Novo Banco.
EU asked Anacom to clarify controversial 5G auction terms
The European Commission asked Portugal's communications regulator to clarify the terms of the auction of 5G frequencies.
Paddy Cosgrave anticipates in-person Web Summit in 2021
Organization anticipates a mixed edition - in-person and virtual - next year. Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and founder of the Web Summit, estimates that attendance could reach 150 thousand people.
Lisbon is considered the 3rd best city for expatriates
Lisbon stands out as one of the best cities for expatriates to settle in, but several find it difficult to find a house.
5.290 new cases and 71 deaths by Covid-19 in Portugal
The number of people infected with coronavirus continues to increase and, in the last 24 hours, there have been 5,290 new cases.
Foreign students can now renew residence permits online
The Foreigners and Border Service (SEF) announced on Wednesday that foreign students attending higher education in Portugal can automatically renew their residence permits online.
Mota-Engil wins 240 million contract in South Africa
The Portuguese company won a 240 million euros contract for "the preparation, excavation and transport in the 'Gamsberg Mine' in the Province of Northern Cape, South Africa."
Altice cuts institutional relationship with regulator
Altice Portugal announced on Wednesday that it has decided to suspend "any institutional relationship" with the regulator Anacom.
Government launches 750 million euros in non-repayable aid
Micro and small businesses (MSMEs) with a 25% loss of turnover have started to apply to apoiar.pt, which provides 750 million euros in non-repayable aid.
New airport will need environmental assessment in 2021
Portugal's government will have to carry out a strategic environmental assessment for the new Lisbon airport next year.
Lisbon Stock Exchange stops three days in 2021
The Euronext markets "will be open from Monday to Friday throughout 2021", but for a few days there will be exceptions.
PM wants to cooperate with Mozambique in fighting terrorism
Prime minister António Costa told Mozambique's president Portugal's was willing to support the country in its efforts to combat terrorism in the Cabo Delgado region.