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The chairman said members of the committee thus proposed that the government could specify different usage of its land for auction, a measure that was previously adopted by the Portuguese government before the city had returned to mainland China, to avoid fluctuation caused by public ...
News accounts subsequently reported that the dead man had apparently been twice deported from the UK, once following a conviction on child abuse charges, and again after re-entering the country without documentation: Portuguese government officials confirmed that the man, of Angolan origin, ...
... European Department of the IMF noted that public and private debt and the financial sector were the main concerns. In forecasts presented on Tuesday, the IMF was slightly more optimistic for 2018, expecting more economic growth (2.4%) and less unemployment (7.3%) than the Portuguese government.
Six years later, after discussions, approvals, and a national plan, the Portuguese government took unprecedented action by decriminalising all drugs — marijuana, speed, ecstasy, cocaine, heroin; the lot. Anyone caught with drugs for personal use either received a small fine or were ordered to attend a ...
Law360 (April 17, 2018, 2:47 PM EDT) -- The Finnish government has proposed to end its tax treaty with Portugal, saying it will apply domestic legislation if the Portuguese government doesn't adopt a replacement deal that expands Finland's right to tax certain pensions. Finland Minister of Finance Petteri Orpo said in a ...

During the same visit to Luanda, Oliveira announced that the Portuguese government was studying the launch of a credit line to allow for payment of the then 160 million euros in wages that Portuguese workers in Angola had been unable to repatriate for several months. This credit line was never opened ...
The Portuguese government has decided that its ambassador to Russia, who was recalled to Lisbon following the 'Skripal case, is to return to Moscow “as soon ... The Portuguese government recalled its ambassador on 27 March following the nerve agent attack on the former Russian spy Serguei Skripal in ...
The Portuguese government could soon end 25 consecutive years of budget deficits — a historic moment for the indebted economy. Portugal has been in financial trouble since the sovereign debt crisis of 2011. Several years of economic mismanagement led to very high debt levels and raised market fears ...
April 10 (Renewables Now) - The Portuguese government announced on Monday the creation of a task force to simplify the processes concerning investments in solar power capacity. According to the decree, the new entity will have 15 days to produce a report with proposed measures. Among its tasks is strengthening ...
The Portuguese government has announced the creation of an ad-hoc task force for the fast-tracking of large-scale solar PV power projects. In a document published in the country's official journal on Monday, the government said that the new entity will be created within 15 days, and that it will be formed by ...
But by that point, many renewable energy projects had already been paid off and were operating cost-efficiently, Reuters reported in 2016. And this week, coincidentally, the Portuguese government put a stop to another energy subsidy — one "worth about 20 million euros a year, most of which goes to fossil ...
LISBON, March 29 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government defended the National Civil Protection Authority (ANPC) on Thursday after a team of Russian mechanics were expelled from an airbase. "The most important thing is the defense of the public interest and the national interest," Minister of Internal ...
"The Government of Portugal and the European Commission are committed to promoting jobs, growth, investment and social fairness. Important reforms have been carried out in Portugal in recent years to restore economic growth, tackle unemployment and achieve sustainable competitiveness.
Mining leases in Goa was originally granted as mining concessions by the erstwhile Portuguese government between 1941 and 1953 under which a mining concession did not have any limit on tenure. However, in 1987, the concessions were abolished and converted into mining leases under the MMDR ...
Cape Town - There have been about 60 expressions of interest from foreign and South African buyers to purchase SA's Mercantile Bank, according to its CEO Karl Kumbier. Speaking to Fin24 on Wednesday about the bank's 2017 financial results, Kumbier said that Mercantile Bank, which focuses on ...
For example, Pacheco said that one resource funded by the Portuguese government available to students looking to learn Portuguese in the city is the Taunton Sports Portuguese School, located at the Taunton Sports Club. There, students from preschool to the eighth grade can come after school on ...

Cisco and the Portuguese government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive a programme of country-wide digitisation. The focus will be on developing the infrastructure needed for the next generation of tech start-ups, as well as growing the right skills base and improving ...
Marinho says Ascendi outsources work to external counsel if the matter is particularly complex, for example if it relates to insurance issues, negotiations with the Portuguese government and matters of arbitration, or if it involves engaging additional law firms to provide operational support. Ascendi chooses ...
LISBON, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government is to establish a working group to combat illegal overland fuel imports from its neighboring country Spain, the finance ministry said Monday in a statement. The aim of the working group is to "defend competition and the supervising and monitoring of ...
... Nuno Sequeira, the Quercus vice-chairman, said they would continue to “pressure the Portuguese government” to take a “firmer and faster position” on the matter. The environmentaliksts are protesting about Berkley Mining starting an open cast uranium mine in Retortillo, about 40 kilometres from the Portuguese border, ...
The Portuguese government is trying to change that. Advertisement. The government is launching a new incentive program that is designed to lure more film, TV and streaming shoots from around the world. The new system, set to launch in March, offers a rebate of 25% to 30% of eligible expenditures, with ...
The Portuguese minister of the presidency has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of the United Arab Emirates about government modernisation. UAE to implement Portuguese government modernisation scheme. The government explained that the MoU was signed in Dubai on ...
The Bank has also initiated a Compact for Development for the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) with the Government of Portugal to help unlock growth opportunities, develop the potential of untapped natural resources and create local capacity to design and manage projects.
The jump in attendee numbers and an increase in commercial partnerships following the move to Lisbon helped boost profits for the group as did an agreement reached with the Portuguese government to pay the event organisers €1.3 million each year to host the conference under its three-year deal.
For example, Pacheco said that one resource funded by the Portuguese government available to students looking to learn Portuguese in the city is the Taunton Sports Portuguese School, located at the Taunton Sports Club. There, students from preschool to the eighth grade can come after school on ...
The Portuguese government is leasing out abandoned heritage buildings including forts, castles and royal palaces to private investors, under a new initiative named 'Revive'. The government aims to restore and preserve the buildings, many of which are in a dilapidated state due to long neglect and lack of ...
The Portuguese government has not followed suit but it said on Monday that it has “taken note” of the concerted decision by many EU governments. Foreign minister, Augusto Santos Silva, said on Tuesday that the Portuguese government's decision about the 'Skripal case' is “in progress” and will be ...
Ryanair has announced that they can't rule out cancellations during Easter holidays due to strike action. Airline representatives stated that they cannot rule out any flight disruptions over the Easter holidays due to a number of one-day strikes their cabin crew in Portugal have planned. However, any ...
Portuguese government officials confirmed Marcos, who was of Angolan origin, had been deported in 2014 and 2016. Its Ministry of Portuguese Communities Abroad told respected Portuguese daily Expresso: “In 2014 he was deported to Portugal by the British authorities and assisted on his return.
To promote electronic payments and reduce dependence on cash, in August 2017 the Portuguese government restricted the amount of cash per transaction to €3,000 ($3,599.60) for residents, while for non-residents the limit is €10,000 ($11,998.60). The government has also mandated personal income tax payments over ...
The OECD re-evaluated the sector in 2017, for the first time since 2006, at the Portuguese Government's request. The diagnosis and the recommendations made were presented at a public session in Lisbon, attended by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, and ...
The national statistics office estimates that gross domestic product (GDP) improved from 1.5% in 2016 driven mainly by domestic demand, especially investment, while the contribution of net external demand was unchanged. The figures are in line with projections by the Portuguese government, which ...
The OECD re-evaluated the sector in 2017, for the first time since 2006, at the Portuguese Government's request. The diagnosis and the recommendations made will be presented on Friday morning at a public session in Lisbon, attended by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, ...
“The benefits offered via Portugal's Golden Visa Programme, with its Schengen Visa and Portuguese residency, have suddenly became considerably more accessible with the introduction by the Portuguese government of a new category, which lowers the entry level from a €500 000 investment in real ...
A rare species of venomous spider is being saved from extinction at Longleat Safari Park. There are only a few thousand Desertas Wolf Spiders left in the wild on their native Atlantic island, off the south east coast of Madeira. Longleat is working alongside Bristol Zoo and the Portuguese government on a ...
Abu Salem has, through his lawyer, written a second letter to ECHR, which HT is in possession of, against the Indian government, for violating his extradition order and also against the Portuguese government for its inaction. He had first approached the ECHR in June last year, claiming the trial conducted ...
But the leader of the Portuguese government, Antonio Costa, has taken back some of the austerity measures in pension cuts, and on wages. So without tight control might others feel that they can follow suit? "This is a serious government. It's a pro-European government. They are fully in line with their ...
“The benefits offered via Portugal's Golden Visa Programme, with its Schengen Visa and Portuguese residency, have suddenly became considerably more accessible with the introduction by the Portuguese government of a new category, which lowers the entry level from a €500 000 investment in real ...
While negotiating the state budget for 2018, the Portuguese government forecast a 2017 unemployment reading of 9.2 percent. Portugal returns to single-digit score for the first time since 2009. At the last reading, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Italy and Croatia were the European Union countries with double-digit ...
ATTLEBORO — Jose Pacheco DeMedeiros, 90, of 177 Pine Street, Attleboro took his final breath in the early hours of Jan. 20. Beloved husband of 64 years to Maria Deus Sousa Garoupa DeMedeiros of Attleboro. Jose was born on Jan. 7, 1928 in Saint Michael Azores. He was a son of the late Antonio ...
LISBON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government passed a decree to create an integrated forestry management agency on Thursday, in response to wildfires that killed 116 people in 2017. The Minister of Internal Administration, Eduardo Cabrita, told a press conference that the new agency would ...
LISBON — The Portuguese government is under fire over plans to oust a prosecutor with a reputation for rooting out corruption among the political and business elite. “You've put into question the autonomy of the Public Prosecution Service,” opposition lawmaker Hugo Soares told the Socialist government ...
The Portuguese government has revealed it has approved another six “unbsubsidized” large-scale solar projects with a combined capacity of 229 MW to be located in Portugal's southern regions of Alentejo and Algarve. Four of the projects with a total capacity of 132 MW were proposed by Malta-based ...
We hold substantial allocations to Portuguese government bonds, which have now been afforded investment grade status by two major agencies, as predicted. We believe spreads over bunds can tighten further when passive investors become forced buyers in January as indices rebalance. We also retain ...
LISBON, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government's declaration that the current Attorney General (PGR) will not have her mandate renewed is being treated as "an affront to the president," local media reported on Wednesday. The president, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, tried to downplay the ...
The Portuguese Government had been studying this prohibition for months following a recommendation issued in October by the ICES to suspend the sardine fishery in the Iberian waters of the Atlantic, since its stocks are at very low levels. In the last decade, the stock fell from 106,000 tonnes in 2006 to ...
Portugal's government used up just over a third of its 'financial cushion' of almost €970 million set aside in the 2017 state budget in the first 11 months of the year, according to calculations by parliament's Technical Budget Support Unit (UTAO). In a note on the budgetary execution to November, which Lusa ...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Charles Randell as its new chair, it was announced today. He will take up the role on 1 April, replacing John Griffith-Jones, who has been the FCA chair since its formation in April 2014. Randell is currently an external member of the Prudential ...
On Friday the Portuguese government, via its Council of Ministers, signed the decree required to begin the official process of privatising or selling an asset ... During that long process the Mercantile Board, CGD and ultimately the government of Portugal will look into potential buyers which have a suitable ...


 

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