Web Summit: Here’s what’s happening on the last day
It will be the Web Summit's last day and promises to finish in a big way. We've selected what you can't miss on the third day of the first fully digital edition of the event.
EuroBic valued at more than 300 million by Lebanese investor
Lebanese investor Roger Tamraz has already made a preliminary offer for 47.5% of EuroBic's capital.
Covid-19 vaccines to reach many by March
Researcher Óscar Felgueiras believes that if all goes well with the vaccination against the virus, there will be enough immunity in the population to avoid large increases in cases by March.
3,772 new cases and 79 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 3,772 new cases.
The Banker: BPI is “Bank of the year” in Portugal
This was the first time that BPI, held by CaixaBank's Catalans, won the "Bank of the Year" award. Its response to the pandemic weighed on The Banker magazine decision.
“Portugal has very favourable climate for business” – Huawei
Huawei's Vice-President for Europe, Abraham Liu, said that Portugal is among the countries that have provided "a very favourable environment for business".
Personal income tax rates to drop in 2021
Portugal's IRS retention rates for 2021 will reduce by €0.69 and by €7 the amount deducted for a salary of €700 and €1,750 respectively.
Web Summit from home: Here’s what’s happening on day 2
From health to technology to sports, there are many speakers to see at the Web Summit. We have selected what you can't miss in the first fully online edition of the event.
EuroBic with losses of 5.3 million in the first nine months
EuroBic arrived in September with losses of 5.3 million euros, with credit impairments weighing.
Macau to establish Chinese-Portuguese exam centre
The Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of Macau revealed that the Macau Polytechnic Institute (IPM) will establish a Chinese-Portuguese examination centre in the territory.
OurCrowd signs Iberian partnership with Portuguese Underrock
Agreement signed with the company that has Miguel Horta e Costa as one of the partners will allow national startups to find funding from the OurCrowd platform.
Sonangol confirms to BCP that it can sell if it makes sense
The BCP has verified with Sonangol's management that the Angolan oil company may analyze a possible divestment in the Portuguese bank or a merger process if it makes sense.
TAP workers outside parliament call for dialogue
The initiative was promoted by the "TAP numbers have a face" movement, following news of redundancies and wage cuts that have been announced.
Pfizer Portugal expects Covid-19 vaccine in early 2021
If the European regulator approves the vaccine at a meeting on December 29, Pfizer Portugal ensures that it will reach the various vaccination points in Portugal in three days.
3,384 new cases and 68 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 3,384 new cases.
Mergers and acquisitions in Portugal reach 2014 peak
Despite the advances and setbacks, the country shows better performance in value than many other European countries.
Vaccination to be ‘priority’ for Portuguese Presidency of EU
Portugal's prime minister said that vaccination against Covid-19 should be one of the top priorities of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Sonangol admits to leave BCP or analyze the bank’s merger
"If there is a good opportunity for divestment, we will evaluate it," said Sebastião Gaspar Martins, CEO of Angola's state-owned oil company, admitting that he may also analyze a merger.
Public debt rises to a record 268.1 billion euros
Public debt, in Maastricht's view, rose 1.1 billion euros in October to 268.14 billion euros, reaching a new record.
Portugal receives €3B tranche of SURE programme funds
The country has already received a €3-billion tranche of European Union funds, under the European Union's SURE programme.
Mota-Engil signs 425 million contract in Rwanda
The Portuguese construction company communicated to the market regulator a deal to sell a stake that led to the revision of the contracts for the initial work on the new airport in Rwanda.
Web Summit from home: Here’s what’s happening on day 1
More than 800 speakers will be on the Web Summit stage over the next three days. We have selected what you can't miss in the first fully online web summit.
Christmas restrictions to be announced Saturday, No New Year
Portugal's PM has said that he will announce on Saturday the measures for Christmas "with the best possible conditions", but warned that "New Year's Eve will have all the restrictions."