ABAI opens new headquarters in Lisbon

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With the new headquarters, which involved an investment of €500,000, the company plans to reach 400 employees in Portugal by the end of 2022.



Extreme drought spreads to 28% of mainland by end-June

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Extreme drought encompassed 28.4% of the mainland, with the remaining territory in severe (67.9%) and moderate drought (3.7%), according to the national meteorological institute, IPMA


Banif fails to sell bank in Brazil

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Banif even had an agreement to sell the Brazilian bank for 1 Brazilian real, but the deal with a Brazilian lawyer fell through.



Searches in Portugal and Malta over ferry sale to

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The public prosecutor and the tax authority have carried out searches on Wednesday in Porto, Funchal and Malta in an investigation into the sale of a Atlântida to a Malta-based company.


Airport manager acknowledges ‘serious’ problems

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"We went from a situation where all the planes were on the ground in 2020 to a very dynamic traffic resumption situation," explained the CEO of Portugal's airport manager ANA.


CR7’s hair transplant clinic expands into Italy

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Located near the well-known San Lorenzo Columns, in Milan, this clinic will have 14 surgery rooms, three treatment rooms and a medical team composed of more than a hundred specialists in this area.


Airport location debate returns to rejected locations

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The president of the Business Association of Leiria Region (Nerlei) said the "obvious location" for the country's new airport infrastructure is north of the River Tagus.


Portugal’s stability, fiscal prudence great for business

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"Beyond the geographical position, beyond the human capital, the truth is that we have an institutional, geopolitical and financial framework that can be an acquired factor," says António Costa.


EU puts Efacec’s sale to DST at risk

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The European DGComp considers that the terms of the deal are a state aid and this should lead the government to consider changing the agreement. It remains to be seen if DST accepts.


NB conflicts of interest not fully checked in Spain sale

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The Portuguese bank did not perform all the procedures for analysis of counterparties or conflicts of interest in the sale of the operation in Spain.


Cybersecurity in Portugal: 144 companies, 1,2300 employees

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According to data from the National Cybersecurity Centre, the country's cybersecurity sector had 144 companies, 1,300 workers and €130 million in turnover in 2019.


Capgemini opens a Mobility Lab in Gaia

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The company opens a R&D centre in Gaia to make Portugal a "world reference in safe autonomous driving and sustainable transport".


Lisbon among the most popular European startup hubs

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Lisbon ranked fourth, two places higher compared to the previous year, according to the Startup Heatmap Europe Report 2022, by DEEP Ecosystems.


Government ‘aware, concerned’ at situation in Lisbon airport

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"The government is aware and concerned about the turbulence that has affected European airports, with effects also on Portuguese airports," said the Ministry of Infrastructure on Tuesday.


Lisbon airport cancellations on Monday revised up to 32

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ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal has revised upwards its estimate of flight cancellations on Monday at Lisbon's Humberto Delgado Airport to 32, including 17 arrivals and 15 departures.



Brussels did not have to approve TAP’s cut reduction

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The European Commission says it is monitoring the proper implementation of the airline's restructuring plan. Financial and operational deviations have to be reported.


Rights of passengers with cancelled flight not being applied

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The watchdog Deco urged the ministry of infrastructure and the national civil aviation authority to intervene to safeguard the interests of passengers affected by flight cancellations in Lisbon.



Temporary permits for over 46,000 fleeing from Ukraine

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Of the 46,181 temporary protection permits granted since the conflict began on February 24, 28,243 were granted to women and 17,938 to men, according to the latest update by the SEF.