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Macau | Fifth Macao-Portugal Joint Committee takes place today

Portugal’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, and Macau Chief Executive, Fernando Chui Sai On, are holding the fifth Macao-Portugal Joint Committee on Saturday

Portugal: Country to attend UN meeting on mission in Central African Republic

Portugal is among countries contributing troops to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) that are to meet in New York on Wednesday with the UN Security Council to analyse the mission’s development

Macau | Portuguese companies eye business opportunities at 2018 PLPEX

A Portuguese delegation including companies specialised in products as diverse as vaporisers, organic jams and construction machinery is coming to this year's 2018 Portuguese-speaking Countries Products and Services Exhibition (Macao)

‘Zombie’ storm Leslie smashes into Portugal, Spain

Storms packing nearly 180 kilometre-per-hour winds hit Portugal early Sunday leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities said.

In Portugal, goats are helping to fight forest fires

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.

Portugal: Half of country has no access to rheumatologist in national health

Almost half of Portugal's citizens have no access to a rheumatologist in public hospitals, with just five units of the national health service with a full range of specialists, the Portuguese Society of Rheumatology has said

Portugal: School visits to Mafra slump as Saramago novel taken off syllabus

The number of schoolchildren visiting the palace at Mafra, some 30km north of Lisbon, one of Portugal's most important national monuments, has plummeted since a novel by Nobel laureate José Saramago that was inspired by it was dropped from the syllabus of two school years

Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires

Macau | Organization of the Macau Lusophone Festival expects some 25 thousand participants

The Macau Lusophone Festival is expected to host some 25,000 participants from October 19 to 21, the Cultural Affairs Bureau said

Goat brigades help battle Portugal’s deadly wildfires

Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires

Portugal: ‘Golden visa’ investment slips 19 pct in September; cumulative total €4bn

Cumulative investment in Portugal under the country's 'golden visa' programme of fast-track residence permits totalled more than €4 billion in September, although the amount for that month alone was down 19% on August, at €37 million, the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) said on Wednesday

Portugal: Startups so far in 2018 total 33,898, up 8.9 pct on year – study

The number of new companies set up in the first nine months of this year was up 8.9% from the same period of 2017, at 33,898, according to figures from Informa D&B, a company specialising in commercial and financial information

Portugal: Government launches €100M energy efficiency credit line for SMEs

Portugal's Ministry of Economy on Tuesday launched a credit line to help fund improvements in energy efficiency at small and medium-sized enterprises worth a total of €100 million, aimed at industrial companies and those working in tourism

Portugal: OECD leading indicators show growth for third consecutive month

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s leading indicators on Monday pointed to economic growth in Portugal accelerating for the third consecutive month in August

In Macau, Portuguese elites feel squeezed out by Chinese influence

Nearly 20 years have passed since Portugal handed Macau over to China, and although colonial culture still infuses parts of daily life, the influence of the territory's Portuguese elite is declining rapidly as the special administrative region becomes increasingly closer to mainland China

Portugal: PM invites Finland’s companies to invest in country’s forests

Portugal's prime minister, António Costa, on Tuesday invited companies from Finland to invest in his country in the field of management of forest resources and their exploitation for energy generation, saying that it faces an "enormous challenge" in this area

Macau | Paula Isabel Désirat Machado appointed as Tourism Office coordinator in Portugal

Paula Isabel Désirat Machado has been appointed as a coordinator of the Macau Government Tourism Office in Lisbon as of October 1

Record wave surfed by a woman confirmed

Brazil's Maya Gabeira has set a new world record for the largest ever wave surfed by a female.

Portugal: Government ‘complicit’ in job insecurity at call centres – CGTP

The secretary general of Portugal’s largest trade union association, CGTP, Armenio Carlos, on Thursday accused the government of “complicity” with call-centres that keep employees on insecure working contracts

Portugal: Sales of homes rise 19.8 pct

Sales of homes in Portugal rose 19.8% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017, to 86,335, the studies office of Portugal Real Estate Mediating Professionals and Companies Association (APEMIP) has revealed
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